Actress Sophia Loren receives from the hands of minister Ingrid van Engelshoven (EDUCATION, culture and science) the Grand Acting Award of Film by the Sea.
The 83-year-old Italian actress took the prize from the hands of minister Ingrid van Engelshoven (Culture). The film classic ” Una giornata particolare 1977 with Loren and Marcello Mastroianni in the lead roles will be screened at the festival.
The award is given to filmmakers or actors with special merits for the film industry. Earlier winners are among others, Morgan Freeman, Claudia Cardinale and Jan Decleir.
Film by the Sea is a Friday started and lasts through to next week Sunday.