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Ewan McGregor feasted at Karlovy Vary (Love) Festival: 'I'm lucky to do what I love and love what I do'

Not only did Ewan McGregor receive a Lifetime Achievement Award, he also received a brief but emotional ceremony at Karlovy Vary International Airport Got a lot of love and adoration on Saturday Night Film Festival


Organizers and fans entertained the Scottish actor, director and producer during the huge film celebration in the Czech spa town Presidential Lifetime Achievement Award awarded to him. Alicia Vikander won the same award on Friday opening night of the festival , while Russell Crowe ) won the Crystal Ball Award at the festival.

The host gave McGregor a warm welcome, followed by a particularly popular career highlight segment, which featured scenes that repeatedly drew laughter and cheers, including The scene from et al. Star Wars Universe, I Love You Philip Morris , of course, there is guessing the train .

“It’s like a dream to see this,” McGregor told the audience at the Spa Hotel, home of many Karlovy Vary festivals. After taking the stage, McGregor elicited loud applause and cheers as he accepted the statue. “Being an actor was my childhood dream. McGregor then joked that he was going to do something in Czech on stage, but decided against it after practicing his Czech responses. “Someone called an ambulance because they thought I had a medical emergency,” he quipped.

Instead, he decided to keep things short and to the point, saying, “Thank you so much for being here tonight. It means the world to me. I really believe in what we do as actors.” I’m lucky enough to do what I love and love what I do.”

The Golden Globe, Emmy, two European Film Award winner and numerous other awards then presented his new film you Sing Loud, I Sing Loud , in which he appears with his daughter Clara. The winner called performing with his daughter a highlight of what he does.

He then invited Clara to the stage, where she told the audience, “It was all a dream,” and called out director Emma Westerberg. “She’s definitely her father’s daughter,” the director said of the young actress, calling her “very talented.” They were then joined by other members of the creative team, including veteran independent filmmaker Christine Vachon, whom the Karlovy Vary Film Festival honors. to this year.

“Thank you all,” McGregor concluded, before he and the rest of the creative team left the stage to another round of thunderous applause and cheers.

“Ewan McGregor is one of the greatest actors living today,” festival organizers said ahead of the festivities. “His prolific filmography is a unique combination of British film tradition and Hollywood production grandeur. He began his acting career After graduating from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, he landed his first role in a TV series Most importantly, however, he began working with director Danny Boyle. His role in the black comedy Shallow Grave (1990) won him an Empire Award for Best British Actor, as well as their next joint film, Trainspotting (1998 ), became a international sensation. The second most successful British film of all time, Trainspotting (like its source material, the Owen Welsh novel) became a cult hit.”

McGarry Ge and Boyle team up again Romantic Comedy Not So Ordinary Lives , in which McGregor and Cameron Dee Cameron Diaz stars​.

Among many other works, the Karlovy Vary team also highlights films set in the world of music, such as 1999’s small voice , a glam rock era drama from Mark Herman and Todd Haynes Velvet Goldmine ; War Drama Black Hawk Down (1996) Ridley Scott; BA Z Luhrmann’s musical Moulin Rouge! (2007); Wardie Allen’s Romantic Mystery Cassandra’s Dream (1998); Ron Howard Adapted from the Dan Brown bestseller Angels and Demons and Tom Hanks ( ); and Roman Polanski’s thriller The Ghost Writer (2001).

exist2016, Ewan McGregor’s directorial debut, based on Philip Roth’s American Pastoral , in which he starred. In 2016 he teamed up with Boyle again T2 Trainspotting , revisiting the main protagonist of the cult classic.

Star Wars Fans may know McGregor better Obi-Wan Kenobi, his first incarnation of the iconic character in Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace (1999) and more recently the Disney+ series of the same name.

McGregor won a Golden Globe for Best Actor in a Miniseries or Television Movie for his performance in the show’s third season

Fargo (2009). In 2016, he won the Emmy Award for Limited Series Actor Leading Lead Award for his role in the Netflix show Halston. McGregor’s European Film Award honor goes to Moulin Rouge! and ghost author .

You Sing Louder, I Sing Louder premieres at South by Southwest. This is a road trip drama inspired by the real life story of a father and daughter. Clara also co-wrote the screenplay with Vera Bourde and Ruby Castor.

McGregor is currently filming a miniseries “Gentlemen” Moscow , which he is also producing.

Karlovy Vary International Film Festival on Friday night with Karim Aïnouz The period drama kicked off Firebrand, starring Vikander as Catherine Parr, the last wife of Henry VIII played by Jude Law, sandwiched between Musical performance by the British duo Morcheeba and Crowe and the band. this57 The th edition of the festival will run until July 8th and the jury includes Patricia Clarkson (Patricia Clarkson). 1235523699



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