- Title: German director Werner Herzog receives Cannes' Carosse d'Or award
- Date: 18th May 2017
- Summary: POSTER BEARING PHOTO OF GERMAN DIRECTOR WERNER HERZOG SCREEN BEARING PHOTO OF HERZOG/ PRESENTERS WALKING ON STAGE PHOTO OF HERZOG
- Embargoed: 1st June 2017 21:01
- Keywords: award Werner Herzog Cannes film festival
- Location: CANNES, FRANCE/ BERLIN, GERMANY/ LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES/ VENICE, ITALY
- City: CANNES, FRANCE/ BERLIN, GERMANY/ LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES/ VENICE, ITALY
- Country: France
- Topics: Arts / Culture / Entertainment,Film
- Reuters ID: LVA0026HD6UDP
- Aspect Ratio: 16:9
- Story Text: German director and screenwriter Werner Herzog, 74, received the Carrosse d'Or award, or Golden Carriage award in English, at the 70th Cannes film festival on Thursday (May 18).
Herzog's latest movie, the adventure thriller "Salt and Fire", starred Michael Shannon and Gael Garcia Bernal. He has worked with the likes of Eva Mendes and Nicole Kidman.
The Society of Film Directors (SRF), which brings together top French filmmakers, said it honoured Herzog to "pay tribute to (his) relentless energy and (his) great creativity," according to Variety.
Previous Carrosse d'Or honorees include Finnish Aki Kaurismaki, Chinese Jia Zhangke, Frenchman Alain Resnais and Australian screenwriter Jane Campion.
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