KVIFF: Willem Dafoe awarded Crystal Globe


The 51st Karlovy Vary International Film Festival began on Friday with one of this year's top stars, American actor Willem Dafoe, being awarded the festival's Crystal Globe - recognizing outstanding artistic contribution to world cinematography. Mr Dafoe is known for a wide body of work including roles in the films Platoon, Wild at Heart, Spider-Man, and The Last Temptation of Christ.

On Friday, the festival opened with the world premiere of the Czech-British production Anthropoid.