Jacqueline Bisset to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at Odessa Festival

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Jacqueline Bisset

The event's other special guests include director Naomi Kawase and actors Eric Roberts and Denis Lavant.

Golden Globe-winning British actress Jacqueline Bisset will pick up a lifetime achievement award at the Odessa International Film Festival.

She will be awarded a Golden Duke at the festival's closing ceremony, scheduled to be held in the Ukrainian Black Sea port city this Saturday.

Bisset won a Golden Globe in 2013 for her performance in the television drama Dancing on the Edge, by director Stephen Poliakoff.

Odessa IFF, Ukraine's main international film event, runs from July 13-21. Among its international competition movies are Thunder Road, by U.S. director Jim Cummings; Pororoca, by Romania's Constantin Popescu; Girl, by Belgium's Lukas Dhont; Volcano, by Ukraine's Roman Bondarchu; and the Belarus/Germany/Russia/U.S. co-production Cristal Swan, directed by Darya Zhuk.

The list of Odessa IFF's guests also features Japanese director Naomi Kawase, Hollywood actor Eric Roberts and French actor Denis Lavant.