Jude Law to be awarded at Karlovy Vary International Film Festival

The biggest star among the guests of the 45th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, British actor Jude Law, will receive the Festival President’s Award on Monday. Jude Law will also present his 1999 film, The Talented Mr Ripley, at the festival.

Mr Law arrived in the west Bohemian spa town late Sunday night. After partying away his first night at Karlovy Vary, Mr Law told reporters on Monday that he would join the cast of Martin Scorsese's latest movie, The Invention of Hugo Cabret.

Among the guests of this year’s festival, which kicked off on Friday, are Portuguese actress Maria de Medeiros, editor Thelma Schoonmaker, the Russian film director Nikita Michalkov, and others.

Author: Jan Richter