French director Tavernier honored at Venice

Tue Sep 8, 2015 3:37pm EDT
 
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French director Bertrand Tavernier was honored at the Venice Film Festival on Tuesday, receiving a Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement Award.

Tavernier had two films run competition at Venice, the world’s oldest film festival --  “Round Midnight” in 1986 and “L. 627” in 1992.