Judi Dench to Receive the Zurich Film Festival Golden Icon Award

Variety | 9/10/2018 | Stewart Clarke
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Judi Dench will be honored with the Golden Icon award at the Zurich Film Festival. Dench will be the festival to collect the award and to present her new movie, “Red Joan.”

A longstanding star of stage and screen, Dench’s film credits include “Victoria & Abdul,” “Philomena,” and “Mrs Brown.” She also played M in several Bond films.

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In Trevor Nunn’s “Red Joan” she plays Joan Stanley, who is enjoying a peaceful retirement when she’s arrested by MI5 and accused of providing intelligence to Communist Russia. Sophie Cookson (“Kingsman”) plays the young Joan.

Dench, who recently wrapped on Disney’s “Artemis Fowl,” won an Oscar and a BAFTA for her performance as Queen Elizabeth I in “Shakespeare in Love.”

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