Actress Julianne Moore will receive the lifetime achievement award at International Rome Festival 2010 this month, while Keira Knightly, Eva Mendes and Aaron Eckhart will walk the red carpet to present their new movies.
Knightley and Mendes will kick off the festival with “Last Night,” a marital drama also starring “Avatar” leading man Sam Worthington, who is not expected in Rome.
Moore, who is best known for her roles in films including ‘Boogie Nights’, ‘The End of the Affair’, ‘Far From Heaven’, ‘The Hours’, and ‘A single Man’, will also present ‘The Kids Are All Right’ a family comic drama in which she will star opposite Annette Beninf and Mark Ruffalo.
Rome Film Festival artistic director Piera Detassis said the American actress is being awarded for her ability to represent both mainstream Hollywood and indie movies.
“Rashomon” and the 50th anniversary of “La Dolce Vita” with the presentation of the restored version of Federico Fellini’s classic.