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Ethan Hawke and Patricia Arquette, the veteran thesps who play key supporting roles in Richard Linklater‘s Boyhood, will be the first people ever to be jointly honored with the Santa Barbara International Film Festival’s American Riviera Award following an extensive onstage interview at Santa Barbara’s historic Arlington Theatre on Feb. 5, the fest announced Tuesday.
Hawke, 44, and Arquette, 46, play the divorced parents of a young boy who grows into a man in the critically acclaimed and widely beloved indie, which also is a best picture and best director Oscar contender.
Previous recipients of SBIFF’s American Riviera Award include All Is Lost‘s Robert Redford (2014), Django Unchained‘s Quentin Tarantino (2013), Hugo‘s Martin Scorsese (2012), The Kids Are All Right‘s Annette Bening (2011), The Blind Side‘s Sandra Bullock (2010), The Wrestler‘s Mickey Rourke (2009), In the Valley of Elah‘s Tommy Lee Jones (2008), The Last King of Scotland‘s Forest Whitaker (2007), Capote‘s Philip Seymour Hoffman (2006), The Woodsman‘s Kevin Bacon (2005) and Under the Tuscan Sun‘s Diane Lane (2004). Tarantino, Scorsese, Bening, Bullock, Rourke, Jones, Whitaker and Hoffman all went on to receive Oscar nominations; Bullock, Whitaker and Hoffman took home the gold.
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“To honor Patricia Arquette and Ethan Hawke with the American Riviera Award is an immense privilege for SBIFF,” festival director Roger Durling said in a statement. “Both have careers filled with significant achievements both on and off camera, including their roles in Richard Linklater’s Boyhood — which features some of the most unique performances of the year in a project they worked on for over a dozen years — and prove that they’re artists who continue to evolve and inspire us.”
SBIFF, which will be celebrating its 30th edition from Jan. 27 through Feb. 7, previously announced that it will be presenting its Modern Master Award to Birdman‘s Michael Keaton and Outstanding Performer of the Year Award to Foxcatcher‘s Steve Carell. The fest is expected to announce its other honorees over the coming days and weeks.
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