Isabella Rossellini - Cinema Royalty
She became one of the film industry’s big names through her collaboration with David Lynch on Blue Velvet and Wild at Heart. She has also worked as a model and lately she has been doing her own art projects like Green Porno. Isabella Rossellini, daughter of swedish actress Ingrid Begman and italian director Roberto Rossellini, will this year be awarded with the heaviest film award, the Bronze Horse, and Stockholm Lifetime Achievement Award 2020. The 12th of November, at 5.30pm, we welcome you to an exclusive Face2Face followed by a screening of Helmut Newton: The Bad and the Beautiful.
Isabella Rossellini has embraced the art of film with an impressive appetite. At first with her illustrative portraits of women and later as a creator where the lines of the creating inspiration seems neverending. It’s with great honor we award Stockholm Lifetime Achievement Award 2020 to the brilliant icon Isabella Rossellini.
Isabella Rossellini has been acknowledged internationally for her work in several features such as David Lynch’s Blue Velvet (1986) and Wild at Heart (1990) also Robert Zemeckis Death Becomes Her (1992). This year she is featured as herself in Gero Von Boehm’s documentary Helmut Newton: The Bad and the Beautiful. The documentary is a fascinating exploration of the provocative photographer, where the women who were is objects, speak out about him.
Stockholm Lifetime Achievement Award is awarded to people whose life’s work that Stockholm International Film Festival wants to acknowledge and honor. The prestigious award, the 7.3kg Bronze Horse, is a version of a Swedish dalahäst and is designed by Fredrik Swärd. The award has previously been given to greats within the film industry such as Claire Denis, Susan Sarandon, David Cronenberg, Lauren Bacall, David Lynch, Mike Leigh, and Francis Ford Coppola.
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Photo: Olav Holten