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Kevin Spacey honored at Italian National Film Museum

On Monday, the Italian National Film Museum in Turin paid tribute to Oscar-winning American actor Kevin Spacey with a presentation of American Beauty and House of Cards received the highest honor, the Stella della Mole Lifetime Achievement Award. Enzo Gigo, director of the National Museum, and Vittorio Scalbi, Italy’s undersecretary of culture, presented Spacey with the award.

“Tonight we will see the return of Kevin Spacey,” Sgarbi added. “He who lives through film is immortal and we honor him with this award tonight.”

Spacey thanks Turin’s Film Museum for its “courage, daring invite me”.

Spacey also participated in a masterclass in the hall of the Temple of the Mole Antonelliana in Turin, where he and Museum Director Domenico de Gaetano (Domenico De Gaetano) talks about his life and career.

“I consider myself very lucky tonight,” Spacey said. “I’ve been in this job for over 31 years and I’ve only had the kindness and support of fans and colleagues. I’m honored to be part of the process Part of it.”

After the master class, Kevin Spacey met his fans – a young and enthusiastic crowd – and introduced Sam Mendes Special screening of (Sam Mendes) American Beauty , which won him a 1235245697 Oscar for Best Actor.

Missed from the conversation, the criminal charges against Spacey were discussed or mentioned throughout the evening in the UK, The actor has pleaded not guilty to multiple charges including sexual assault, indecent assault and causing sexual activity without consent.

In late October, a jury found Spacey not liable in another sexual misconduct trial involving actor Anthony Rapp. Spacey is on unconditional bail, which allows him to travel freely in and out of the country, until he goes on trial in the UK later this year.

Numerous accusations that followed against Spacey part of the #MeToo movement that made the actor in Hollywood unwelcome. He was fired from the Netflix series House of Cards and forced to pay $31 Million in Arbitration Settlement to series producer MRC for sexual misconduct involving the show’s young crew.

However, Spacey found work in Europe. He appears in Franco Nero’s The Man Who Drew God, which premiered at the Turin Film Festival in December, and in Michael Hoffman’s upcoming The leading role of Gore Vidal in the Italian film-set, Gore .

In Turin, award-winning actor Spacey only alluded to his legal troubles and paid particular tribute to his loyal manager, Evan Lowenstein.

“However, there is one person in particular that I must thank tonight,” he said. “Life is very special when you have a friend like Evan Lowenstein. I respect him both professionally and personally because of our friendship. Thanks to him, I realized I had to accept what I committed All the setbacks and mistakes, get back up and move on. It’s not just what he did for me: it’s what he did for his wife, his kids and his friends. Tonight, I want to bring everyone My attention goes to you because of everything you do. Beautiful things are twice as beautiful, like tonight, because I can share them with you. I’m really lucky to have you as a brother – you are what I have never been Had a brother.”



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