Stuttgart honours Cardinale
The 3rd Stuttgart Ludwigsberg European Film Festival will run on 10-15 July: Cinema Europa and the Stuttgart Children’s FilmFest followed on 10—15 September by the European Short Film Festival.
The prizes include the Baden-Württemberg Film Prize of Euros40,000 for best director and/or best film (in competition), a distribution prize of Euros25,000 from the MFG Agency, the European Actor’s Award of Euros10,000 in recognition of the career and contribution to European film culture of a leading European actor or actress. This year the honour will go to Italy’s Claudia Cardinale (two years ago the award went to France’s Isabelle Huppert). There is also a Euros4,000 best screenplay award for a young German writer.
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