Leonardo Dicaprio honoured with Golden Star Award in Morocco

December 9th, 2007 - 4:36 pm ICT by admin  

Washington , Dec 09 (ANI): Actor Leonardo DiCaprio received an honorary award from director Martin Scorsese at the opening of the seventh Marrakesh Film Festival in Morocco .

At the award ceremony Martin lavished praise on the actor as he presented him with a Golden Star Award on Dec 7.

He complimented the Titanic star for “always working till he breaks through the psychological depth of the character he has to play.”

“I never fail to be amazed by his clear and complete commitment to his work,” Contactmusic quoted Scorsese, as saying.

DiCaprio, who has worked with Scorsese in Gangs of New York , Aviator and The Departed, returned the compliment by calling the director, “a legend”.

The two are set to reunite next year (08) for their fourth movie together, Shutter Island .

The festival, which honored Scorsese himself in 2005, runs until 15 December (07). (ANI)

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