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Honor Judi Dench’s career

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Honor Judi Dench's career

The actress receives an important trophy from Queen Letizia

PALMA DE MALLORCA (EFE) .— Queen Letizia of Spain made her first appearance during her summer stay in Palma with the awarding of the “Masters of Cinema” award to the actress Judi Dench, who has played on several occasions as British sovereigns. with which the 11th was closed. edition of the Mallorca Film Fest.

The queen, in a dark dress, was excited to greet Judi Dench and also the British director Stephen Frears, author of films such as “Dangerous Friendships” and “The Queen”, who received the same award corresponding to last year, which did not was able to collect due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

“In 1950, it was the first time I was on this island, with which I fell completely in love and with everything that is on it. And I never imagined that 70 years later, I would be here. I am deeply overwhelmed, ”Dench confessed after receiving the award.

The distinction to the 86-year-old veteran actress recognizes her long film career, which began in 1964. In 1999, she won an Oscar for her performance in “Shakespeare in Love,” in which she played Queen Elizabeth I.

This is not the only time that Judi Dench has stepped into the shoes of a British monarch, as she played Queen Victoria in “Mrs. Brown ”and“ Victoria and Abdul ”.

Other tapes that have marked his career have been those of the James Bond saga in which he played M: “GoldenEye”, “Tomorrow never dies”, “Die another day” or “Casino Royale”.