85 days ago | Variety - Film News
Andrew Garfield is set to receive the Zurich Film Festival’s Golden Eye Award at this year’s festival. The Oscar-nominated and BAFTA-winning British actor will attend the festival to present a gala premiere of his latest film “Breathe,” which will have its world premiere at the Toronto Intl. Film Festival on Sept. 11.
“Following on from his masterful performances in ‘Hacksaw Ridge’ and ‘Silence,’ Andrew Garfield’s powerful and enthralling turn in ‘Breathe’ reinforces him as one of the true stars of his generation. We are delighted to present him with our Golden Eye award at this year’s festival,” Zurich Film Festival co-directors Nadja Schildknecht and Karl Spoerri said in a statement.
Garfield received an Academy Award nomination as best actor earlier this year for his role in Mel Gibson’s “Hacksaw Ridge,” which also earned him Golden Globe and BAFTA nominations. He was previously nominated for both a BAFTA and a Golden Globe for his