Judi Dench to Receive Zurich Film Festival’s Golden Icon Award
Judi Dench will be honored with the Golden Icon award at the Zurich Film Festival.
The Oscar-winning actress will attend the festival to collect the award and to present her new movie, “Red Joan.”A longstanding star of stage and screen, Dench has appeared in such films as “Victoria & Abdul,” “Philomena” and “Mrs Brown.” She also played M in several Bond films.In Trevor Nunn’s “Red Joan,” she plays Joan Stanley, who is enjoying a peaceful retirement when she’s arrested by MI5 and accused of providing intelligence to Communist Russia.
Sophie Cookson (“Kingsman”) plays the young Joan.Dench, who recently wrapped on Disney’s “Artemis Fowl,” won an Oscar and a BAFTA for her performance as Queen Elizabeth I in “Shakespeare in Love.”“With an Academy Award and six further Academy Award nominations to her name, along with numerous other awards, Judi is a true icon,” Zurich
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