Cate Blanchett, an Australian actor, will be getting France’s highest honor, the Cesar d’Honneur, which is given to people who have done well in the movie business for a long time.
The French Academy stated on Friday that it had chosen Cate Blanchett, the two-time Oscar winner, for the 2022 Cesar d’Honneur award.
Blanchett will get the award in Paris on 25th February at the 47th Cesar awards. The academy said that the 2022 honoree had an amazing career and a great personality.
Blanchett is one of the most successful and well-known actors of her time. Cate Blanchett made her name in Shekhar Kapur’s “Elizabeth” (1998), which earned Blanchett a best actress Oscar nomination. She also won best actress at the BAFTAs and the Golden Globes.
The academy said in a statement: “Internationally renowned Australian actress and producer, two-time Oscar winner, Cate Blanchett will receive, on Friday February 25, 2022 on the stage of the Olympia, the César d’Honneur of the 47th Cesar Ceremony.
“Co-founder and director of the production company Dirty Films, alongside her partners Andrew Upton and Coco Francini, Cate Blanchett is a multi-faceted artist, working in cinema, television, theatre.
“Since her debut as an actress, her career has been marked by nominations and awards including Golden Globe for Best Actress in a Drama in 1999 for her portrait of Queen Elizabeth, in the film by Shekhar Kapur; Oscar for Best Supporting Actor in 2005 for her portrayal of Katharine Hepburn in Martin Scorsese’s ‘Aviator’; Volpi Cup at the Venice Film Festival in 2007 for his daring incarnation of the singer Bob Dylan in ‘I’m Not There’ by Todd Haynes; Oscar for Best Actress in 2014 for her role in ‘Blue Jasmine’ by Woody Allen; Stanley Kubrick Award for Excellence in Cinema in 2018…
“Cate Blanchett amazes audiences with every one of her appearances, whether as an Elven Queen bewitching in the trilogies of ‘Lord of the Rings’ and ‘Hobbit’ of Peter Jackson, as a goddess in ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ by Taika Waititi, or distraught in love in David Fincher’s ‘The Curious Case of Benjamin Button’ or Todd Haynes’ ‘Carol’.
“Outside the sets, Cate Blanchett is also actively involved in particular in the rights of women; Goodwill Ambassador for UNHCR, the United Nations agency for refugees, the Crystal Prize at the World Economic Forum in Davos was awarded in 2018 for her work and dedication.
“With immense admiration, we will cheer her on the Olympia stage to present her with a César d‘Honneur for this absolutely remarkable career and personality.
“See you on February 25.”