Friday, June 2, 2023

Harrison Ford to be honored at 2023 Cannes Film Festival

Hollywood star Harrison Ford was in attendance at the 76th edition of the 2023 Cannes Film Festival in France for the world premiere of his latest film “Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny”.

And that’s it, the legendary film actor, aged 80, has decided to say goodbye to the lead role of the iconic archaeologist, Indiana Jones, who debuted 40 years ago with his iconic hat and whip.

Tribute to Harrison Ford

Within this, the Cannes Film Festival has awarded an honorary Palme d’Or to Harrison Ford, a recognition for his career. On receiving it, the actor gave an emotional speech to thunderous applause.

I am very shaken. They say that when you are about to die, you see your life flashing before your eyes. And I just saw my life flash before my eyes, a huge part of my life,” Ford began.

The Hollywood star thanked his wife, actress Calista Flockhart. Also appearing are his “Dial of Destiny” co-stars Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Mads Mikkelsen and director James Mangold.

He then addressed the audience, saying: “I love you too. Thank you. You have given my life purpose and meaning and I am grateful for that.”

Finally he remarked: “I am deeply moved to be further honored with this honor, but I have a film you have to see. It’s right behind me.”

See more

It should be recalled that last year Tom Cruise received this recognition thanks to his leading role in the film “Top Gun: Maverick”.

“Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny”

“Dial of Destiny”, the fifth and final film in the famous “Indiana Jones” saga, in which Harrison Ford has been the protagonist since his debut in 1981 with “Raiders of the Lost Ark”.

In case you didn’t know, this is the first film in the saga to be neither directed by Steven Spielberg nor written by George Lucas. The new director and co-writer is James Mangold, the “Ford vs. Ford” filmmaker. Ferrari”,

This new film returns in 2008 following “Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull”. It is expected to hit theaters in the United States on June 30, following its premiere at the Cannes Film Festival.

It should be noted that Ford won’t be retiring from cinema, he’ll only stop making “Indiana Jones,” as he stresses that he wants to continue telling good stories. Even the actor records two series “Shrink” and “1923”.

Nation World News Desk
Nation World News Desk
Nation World News is the fastest emerging news website covering all the latest news, world’s top stories, science news entertainment sports cricket’s latest discoveries, new technology gadgets, politics news, and more.
Latest news
Related news


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here