The profession of Viggo Mortensen, Aragorn within the typical trilogy “Lord of the Rings” and a protagonist within the Academy Award-profitable “Inexperienced E book,” will likely be honored at this year’s San Sebastian Movie Festival.
The competition offered Monday that this year’s recipient of its “Donostia Award” will likely be Mortensen. For the 2nd, organizers are planning to make a selection the competition as celebrated, with film stars flying in from across the enviornment. Spain has lifted most of its restrictions amid the coronavirus pandemic, which has left larger than 28,000 dead within the nation.
The Danish-American actor will also show the European premiere of “Falling,” his directorial debut, at the prestigious competition in northern Spain between Sept. 18-26.
The movie closed the Sundance Festival and has been selected for the Cannes Festival. It stars Lance Henriksen within the role of an aging father whose world collides with that of his estranged, homosexual son, played by Mortensen himself.
Mortensen, 61, has featured in spherical 50 movies in a profession spanning larger than three a long time. He has been nominated for Oscars three times — for “Eastern Promises,” “Captain Fabulous,” and “Inexperienced E book,” in which he portrays a hieratic and prejudiced driver of classical pianist Don Shirley, played by Maershala Ali, actual by a tour of the Deep South within the early 1960s.