THE PERSOL TRIBUTE TO VISIONARY TALENT 2016 AWARDED TO LIEV SCHREIBER

THE PERSOL TRIBUTE TO VISIONARY TALENT 2016 AWARDED TO LIEV SCHREIBER

The prestigious award was presented to the actor and director during the 73rd Venice International Film Festival (31 August 31-10 September 2016

THE PERSOL TRIBUTE TO VISIONARY TALENT 2016 AWARDED TO LIEV SCHREIBER
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In 2016, the Persol Tribute To Visionary Talent Award celebrates an eclectic, versatile artist, whose talent ranges from theater to film, direction and television series. His film successes include Spotlight directed by Tom McCarthy, Oscar winner for best picture, X-Men Origins: Wolverine by Gavin Hood, The Manchurian Candidate by Jonathan Demme and the direction of Everything is Illuminated with Elija Wood.

The Persol Award was presented to Liev Schreiber on Friday, 2 September at the Palazzo del Cinema, Lido di Venezia, at the screening of The Bleeder, the out of competition movie directed by Philippe Falardeau and interpreted by Schreiber and Naomi Watts. It is a biographical film that tells the story of American boxer Chuck Wepner, the inspiration for the character of Rocky Balboa in the famous Rocky film series.

Charisma, talent and constant reinvention. Liev Schreiber perfectly reflects Persol’s personality. The brand represents a timeless benchmark in the world of prestigious accessories for its manufacturing art and relentless pursuit of design and style innovation. Cinema has always been embedded in the brand’s DNA, with Persol various styles playing a major role in some of Italy’s most important movies and personal choice of many unforgettable artists of international stardom.

An unbreakable bond, between Persol and the cinema, which is renewed every year through collaborations with leading institutions engaged in promoting the Seventh Art. The relationship with the Venice Biennale lasts continuously for twelve years for the Venice International Film Festival, the world's oldest film festival (the first edition dates back to 1932) after the Academy Awards (Oscars) born in 1929, which however reward films already screened in cinemas. Persol Award also testifies the brand’s commitment to the world of culture and the arts at their highest levels in terms of quality, exclusivity, and refinement, the same values that inspire the development of Persol’s collections.

Published on Sep 09 2016