Wong Kar Wai to receive award

The Stockholm Film Festival is set to honor thesp Charlotte Rampling and Hong Kong helmer Wong Kar Wai, the fest said Wednesday.

Rampling takes the lifetime achievement award for “her impressive portrayals of some of the most memorable female characters in modern cinema,” the fest said in a statement.

Wong will receive the visionary award for “his unique ability to cast the creatures of the night in a romantic and moody light.”

This year, the fest bows the Rising Star award to a Swedish thesp. Fest, which runs Nov. 20-30, unveiled its competition lineup with 20 titles competing for the Bronze Horse. See http://www.Variety.com/Stockholm for the list.

COMPETITION LINEUP
“Cold Lunch,” Eva Sorghaus (Norway)
“Better Things,” Duane Hopkins (U.K./Germany)
“Parc,” Arnaud des Pallieres (France)
“Frozen River,” Courtney Hunt (U.S.)
“$9.99,” Tatia Rosenthal (Israel/Australia)
“Country Teacher,” Bohdan Slama (Czech Rep./Germany/France),
“Involuntary,” Ruben Ostlund (Sweden)
“Downloading Nancy,” Joha Renck (U.S.)
“Les Grandes personnes,” Anna Novion (Sweden/France)
“Hooked,” Adrian Sitaru (Romania)
“Mr Governor,” Mans Mansson (Sweden)
“In Bruges,” Martin McDonagh (U.K./Belgium)
“Hunger,” Steve McQueen (U.K.)
“Johnny Mad Dog,” Jean-Stephane Sauvaire (France)
“Julia,” Erick Zonca (France)
“Mermaid,” Anna Melikyan (Russia)
“Plastic City,” Yu Lik Wai (China/Brazil/Japan)
“Rumba,” Dominique Abel/Fiona Gordon/Bruno Romy (Belgium)
“Soi Cowboy,” Thomas Clay (Thailand/U.K.)
“The Brothers Bloom,” Rian Johnson (U.S.)

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