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The multi-award-winning actress, who has two Oscars, five Golden Globes, three Emmy awards and a Tony to her credit, will receive the award in person and also present an exhibition of her black-and-white photography, entitled “Unseen.”
Lange will open the exhibition of 135 prints shot during her international travels in locations that include France, Mexico, Finland, Italy and the U.S. on Nov. 13 at Bydgoszcz’s Municipal Gallery. It will be the first time her photography has been shown in Poland.
The actress, who is also a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador and has traveled in Russia and the Congo to speak out on such issues as rape and HIV/AIDS, first appeared onscreen in 1976 playing Dwan in John Guillermin’s King Kong. But it would be her performance as Cora Papadakis five years later in Bob Rafelson’s The Postman Always Rings Twice that got her international attention.
Roles in Sydney Pollack’s comedy Tootsie — for which she won an Academy Award for best supporting actress — and an Oscar nomination for best actress in Graeme Clifford’s Frances cemented her fame.
She won her second Oscar — in the best actress category — for her role as Carly Marshall in Tony Richardson’s 1994 film Blue Sky.
In recent years she has concentrated on roles in television and will be seen in the upcoming FX miniseries Feud, in which she portrays Joan Crawford battling with Bette Davis (played by Susan Sarandon) on the set of Robert Aldrich’s What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? Lange is also producing the series with Ryan Murphy, Brad Pitt and Sarandon.
The 24th edition of Camerimage runs Nov. 12-19.
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