VENICE, ITALY – Greek-born French director Costa-Gavras has been acknowledged for his “notably unique contribution to innovation in up to date cinema” on the Venice Movie Competition, the place the Oscar winner additionally offered his new film concerning the Greek debt disaster.
The 86-year-old filmmaker, recognized for “Z” and “Lacking,” was offered with the Jaeger-LeCoultre Glory to the Filmmaker award late on Saturday.
Whereas in Venice, he additionally offered “Adults within the Room”, which is tailored from the guide by former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis and follows Greece's bailout negotiations in 2015.
“There's plenty of muddled politics in Europe, it has to clear itself up in the future, not in the way in which it has been clearing itself up over the previous few years,” Costa-Gravas informed a information convention, citing issues over rising populism.
“I hope that every one of that may change.”