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Peter Weir rewarded for his career with an honorary Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival in September

Australian director Peter Weir, who directed among others The Circle of Dead Poets, which was adapted into French for the theater, and The Truman Show, will receive an honorary Golden Lion at the 81st Venice Film Festival.

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Peter Weir rewarded for his career with an honorary Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival in September

Australian director Peter Weir, who directed among others The Circle of Dead Poets, which was adapted into French for the theater, and The Truman Show, will receive an honorary Golden Lion at the 81st Venice Film Festival. The ceremony, whose jury will be chaired by Isabelle Huppert, will be held from August 28 to September 7.

“The Venice Film Festival and its Golden Lion are part of the imagination of our profession. Being rewarded for a lifetime’s work is a great honor,” responded the 79-year-old director, quoted in the festival press release. “With only thirteen films made over forty years, Peter Weir has secured his place in the firmament of the great directors of modern cinema,” greeted the artistic director of the Mostra, Alberto Barbera.

Peter Weir won two BAFTAs, the British Academy Awards, for directing The Truman Show (1998), a biting satire on reality TV starring Jim Carrey, and Master

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