Meryl Streep to be honored with a Golden Bear at the Berlin Film Festival

January 2nd, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt  

Berlin, Jan 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Versatile actress Meryl Streep is all set to be honored at the Berlin Film Festival with an honorary Golden Bear. The organizers of the film festival want to applaud her talent and the various roles that she has portrayed in her long and illustrious career.

The festival is all set to be held during the period 9th of February to the 19th of February 2012. And Meryl Streep will be presented with the award on the 14th of February, during the screening of her latest flick ‘The Iron Lady’, which is a biopic on the former UK PM Margaret Thatcher. Apart from this, other notable movies would also be screened which would highlight the acting prowess of Meryl Streep.

“Meryl Streep is a brilliant, versatile performer who moves with ease between dramatic and comedic roles,” according to a statement by the festival’s director Dieter Kosslick.

The 62 years old actress has received a lot of critical acclaim for her varying roles in movies such as “Kramer vs. Kramer” in 1979, “Sophie’s Choice” in 1982, “Out of Africa” in 1985 and the 2006 movie “The Devil Wears Prada”. She has also been honored with the Academy Award twice.

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