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Hollywood recognizes Godard with Oscar

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Jean-Luc Godard attending a debate earlier this year in Paris where he presented his latest film, Socialism (AFP)

Reclusive French-Swiss director Jean-Luc Godard will receive an honorary Oscar on Saturday marking his 50 years as “one of the seminal modernists” in cinema history.

However, Godard – known for films like Breathless and Sympathy for the Devil – has told the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences that he will not attend the ceremony.

from swissinfo.ch – read full story HERE

 

Written by M:)

November 12, 2010 at 9:15 am

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