Emily Watson to received Donostia

British actress honoured in San Sebastian.

by Amber Wilkinson

Emily Watson will receive the Donostia Award in recognition of her career.
Emily Watson will receive the Donostia Award in recognition of her career. Photo: Courtesy of San Sebastian Film Festival
Emily Watson will receive the Donostia Award at this year's San Sebastian Film Festival. The award for the Oranges And Sunshine star is in recognition of her film career and comes in the same year she was awarded an OBE. Watson will collect the Award at a gala on September 25 in the Kursaal Auditorium.

The Islington-born actress made her film debut in Lars von Trier's controversial Breaking The Waves and other films include Hilary And Jackie, Punch Drunk Love, War Horse and Gosford Park.

Watson also participated in the television series Appropriate Adult, for which she received a Golden Globe nomination and won the Best Actress BAFTA. Her television credits include The Politician’s Husband, The Secret Life Of Marilyn Monroe and A Song For Jenny.

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