Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper
That made the organization Wednesday known. “Cooper makes A Star is Born a stunning debut as a director”, says the chairman of the film festival, Harold Matzner. “The film has convincing acting, beat clear to the public and will undoubtedly be celebrated as one of the best films of the year.”
Previously won well-known directors such as Steve McQueen and Alejandro G. Iñárritu the award, Cooper himself received on Palm Springs twice a award for his acting.
A Star is Born is a remake of the eponymous film classic from the ’30s. Cooper plays a rock star who is struggling with his past and falls in love with Ally, a waitress with a golden voice, played by Lady Gaga. Not only the film, but also the accompanying theme song from A Star is Born, sung by Cooper and Lady Gaga, was a hit.
Earlier this month it was announced that Rami Malek, who played the role of Freddie Mercury before Queen movie Bohemian Rhapsody, the Breakthrough Performance Award at the festival to receive.