“Sharon Stone is a real icon of the seventh artwork,” mentioned Christian Jungen, Creative Director of ZFF. “She is a lady that Hitchcock would have cherished. Her distinguishing qualities embody an irresistible attraction, an amazing human depth, the expertise to play a complete vary of roles, and the flexibility to captivate an viewers like no different. At a time when the movie enterprise was dominated by males, she stood her floor to struggle in opposition to sexism and in doing so grew to become a serious function mannequin for a lot of girls within the movie enterprise.”
Stone added, “It’s an honor to have interaction with the worldwide group and rejoice the profound depth of our artwork. I’m thrilled to be acknowledged on this capability.”
The press launch notes that Stone the fifth actress in a row to obtain the Golden Icon Award. Juliette Binoche took dwelling the dignity final yr.
“Right here At present” and “Ratched” are amongst Stone’s most up-to-date credit. She’s greatest recognized for movies together with “The Fast and the Useless” and “Fundamental Intuition.”
Now celebrating its 17th version, ZFF will announce its 2021 program September 9. The fest takes place September 23-October 3. Ladies administrators landed all three primary prizes at ZFF final yr: Fernanda Valadez gained the Golden Eye for greatest function movie for “Figuring out Options” (“Sin Señas Particulares”), Garrett Bradley’s “Time” scored the Golden Eye for greatest documentary, and Evi Romen’s “Why Not You” (“Hochwald”) obtained the Golden Eye for greatest movie within the German-speaking competitors.