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Jodie Foster to Be Honored With Lifetime Achievement Palme d'Or at Cannes Film Festival 2021

Jodie Foster to Be Honored With Lifetime Achievement Palme d'Or at Cannes Film Festival 2021

Jodie Foster is being honored in a huge way.

The 58-year-old Silence of the Lambs actress and director will be honored with a lifetime achievement Palme d’Or at the 2021 Cannes Film Festival, it was revealed on Wednesday (June 2).

If you didn’t know, that is the highest prize awarded at the festival, and goes to the best film every year.

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“Cannes is a festival to which I owe so much, it has completely changed my life. Although I had directed before, my first time on the Croisette was a defining moment for me. Showcasing one of my films here has always been a dream…Cannes is a festival by auteur film-makers who honor artists,” she said in a statement.

In addition, she will be a guest of honor at the festival’s opening ceremony on July 6.

Jodie Foster has provided us with an amazing gift by coming to celebrate the return of the festival on the Croisette,” said Cannes president Pierre Lescure.

More details about the festival lineup are set to be announced shortly.

Find out which star-studded movie will be premiering on opening night!

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