Pedro Almodóvar to receive Venice Film Festival’s lifetime achievement award

Published on Jun 14, 2019

Pedro Almodóvar to receive Venice Film Festival’s lifetime achievement award

”This Lion is going to become my pet, along with the two cats I live with.”

Pedro Almodóvar will receive the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement at the 76th Venice Film Festival (Aug 28-Sept 7).

“I am very excited and honoured with the gift of this Golden Lion,” said the Spanish filmmaker. “I have very good memories of the Venice Film Festival. My international debut took place there in 1983 with Dark Habits. It was the first time one of my films travelled out of Spain, it was my international baptism and a wonderful experience, as it was my return with Women On The Verge Of A Nervous Breakdown

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Author: Orlando Parfitt