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Fassbender to receive Palm Springs International Star honour

Saturday, Dec 5, 2015,11:55 IST By Metrovaartha A A A

Los Angeles | Actor Michael Fassbender will be honoured by the Palm Springs International Film Festival with its International Star Award. The 38 year old Macbeth actor will join the likes of Cate Blanchett, Johnny Depp, Brie Larson, Tom McCarthy and Saoirse Ronan, who will also receive the honour.

Throughout his career, Michael Fassbender has brought to life riveting performances on the screen in films such as ‘Hunger,’ ‘Shame,’ ’12 Years a Slave,’ ‘Inglorious Basterds’ and ‘Prometheus,’. In his latest film, ‘Steve Jobs,’ Fassbender delivers another stunning performance of subtlety and power, presenting the Apple co-founder as both a witty and engaging person and a conflicted Machiavellian, said Festival Chairman Harold Matzner. Fassbender will felicitated at awards gala on January 2 at the Palm Springs Convention Center. Past International Star Award honorees include Javier Bardem and Helen Mirren.