Meryl Streep to be honoured at Rome film festival


June 18, 2010 Updated Apr 24, 2009 at 3:11 PM EDT

ROME, April 24 (Reuters) - Oscar-winning American actress
Meryl Streep will receive a lifetime achievement award at this
year's Rome film festival, organisers said on Friday.

The festival, which is in its fourth edition and runs from
Oct. 15-23, has previously honoured actors Al Pacino, Sophia
Loren and Sean Connery with the award.

The Czech-American director Milos Forman has been appointed
president of the festival jury, organisers said.
(Editing by Kevin Liffey)

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