Cate Blanchett Joins List Of British Film Institute Fellowship Recipients

By Shreya Singh | 1 year ago
Cate Blanchett Joins List Of British Film Institute Fellowship Recipients

Cate Blanchett has numerous accolades to her name, including two Academy Awards and three Golden Globe Awards. The actress is ready to add another star to her profile. Read to know about her recent list of achievements.

Recently at the London Film Festival, Cate Blanchett took the centerstage with several other strong female leads. The recent film of the American actress “Truth”, a story revolving around investigative journalism and politics, had its European premiere on Thursday after she walked on the red carpet for the promotion of her much talked, “Carol”.


According to reports of Yahoo News, the “Blue jasmine” actress will receive British Film Institute Fellowship on Saturday. With this fellowship, Cate will become the third after Ralph Fiennes and Al Pacino to receive this prestigious fellowship.

Sharing this good news, Carol’s Co-star Rooney Mara said ,” I don’t see any other person suitable for this fellowship other than Cate. She is the greatest  actors we have today.”

So far, “Truth”,  the latest release of Cate Blanchett has earned positive remarks from critics and audiences. “Truth” is based on the memoir of journalist Mary Mapes and mainly shows the scandal caused by reports of Dan Rather about then President George W. Bush’s military service. The film is  directed by James Vanderbilt known for his work in  “Zodiac”, “White House Down”, “The Amazing Spider-Man”, and “The Amazing Spider-Man 2” as a screenwriter.

Talking about the film, Cae said that when James came up with the script, she heard it in one sitting , she was gripped in it. The role she portrays on screen horrified her. She said, “The time was just an starting of the blogging thing and to witness someone’s fall from grace via these so-called Internet reports was chilling.”

The actress actively participated in the discussion of the role of women in cinema at the London Film Festival, where she said that every year we get into the same conversations but now people should get over it.

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