Luca Guadagnino to Receive Icon Award at Opening Night Event – The Hollywood Reporter

Luca Guadagnino is headed to Utah.

Bones and All filmmakers confirmed to receive International Icon Award from Sundance Institute during film festival Opening Night: A Taste of Sundance presented by IMDbPro on Jan. 19 in Park City.

The event brings Guadagnino back to Sundance, where his history dates back to his debut at the festival in 2010. I am love Starring Tilda Swinton. In 2017, he returned to the festival with a gay romantic drama Call me by your name Starring Timothée Chalamet and Armie Hammer. Guadagnino produced the documentary Truffle HuntersIt was screened at the fest in 2020.

“Sundance has always felt like home to me,” said Guadagnino, who is making the rounds for his latest release. Bones and all Chalamet stars with Taylor Russell. “I particularly remember how enthusiastically the festival was received Call me by your name And how it changed my life. I could not be more thrilled for the honor of receiving this award. “

Sundance Institute CEO Joana Vicente called Guadagnino “a true visionary of cinema” and said the festival was thrilled to shine a light on him with a special award. “Whether writing, directing or producing, he has made an undeniable impact not only on the Sundance Film Festival community, but on the film industry as a whole with his unique storytelling abilities,” he said.

Ryan Coogler, W. Guadagnino joins a program that includes previously announced honorees such as Kamou Bell and Nikyatu Jusu. George S. And the event is made possible by the support of the Dolores Dorr Eccles Foundation, Acura and Variety. The Sundance Film Festival runs from January 19-29.

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