Julianne Moore had won the Best Actress Award at the Cannes Film Festival for “Maps to the Stars.” Unfortunately, the actress failed to receive the award even after staying for the festival for seven days. Screenwriter Bruce Wagner was the one who accepted the award on his behalf.
Julianne Moore was honoured for portraying the role of an aspiring actress who losses her path on the way to become a known star in David Cronenberg’s “Maps to the Stars.” In the film, the 53-year-old plays an ageing actress feeling sidelined by the industry that is obsessed with youth.
In the interview with Vanity Fair Magazine, she had explained her absence saying, “I was in Cannes for an entire week, because I had L’Oreal stuff and Hunger Games stuff, and then Maps… I got a phone call from [screenwriter] Bruce Wagner, saying that he had just accepted the award on my behalf!”
Moore also added that it came as complete shock to her. She even thought that she has misheard Bruce Wagner and is just overreacting.
Moore whose famous films include, “The Big Lebowski,” “Crazy Stupid Love” and “The Hours” was awarded by Lambert Wilson, the master of the ceremony. The precious trophy was crafted in Fairmined Gold by the world famous watch company Chopard. The prize is yet another start of an incredible year for Julianne Moore whose portrayal of a professor suffering from Alzheimer in “Still Alice” has earned her many accolades including Golden Globe, BAFTA and the Oscar for the Best Actress.
From a porn star to an FBI agent, Julianne Moore’s film career is two decade long and she has brought five Oscar Nominations – winning one, one Primetime Emmy, and two Golden Globes and with her role in “Maps to the Stars” we are sure that she is not going to stop. Her ride to the acting has just begun.
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