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AP: Berlin festival to honor Arthur Penn

By Indiewire | Indiewire December 15, 2006 at 7:22AM

Arthur Penn will receive an honorary award at the Berlin Film Festival for his role in helping reshape Hollywood during the 1960s and '70s with films such as "Bonnie and Clyde" and "Night Moves." Festival organizers praised Penn, 84, for bringing a spontaneity and freedom to the Hollywood screen that was reminiscent of the unconventional production patterns of France's Nouvelle Vague movement. AP reports.
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Arthur Penn will receive an honorary award at the Berlin Film Festival for his role in helping reshape Hollywood during the 1960s and '70s with films such as "Bonnie and Clyde" and "Night Moves." Festival organizers praised Penn, 84, for bringing a spontaneity and freedom to the Hollywood screen that was reminiscent of the unconventional production patterns of France's Nouvelle Vague movement. AP reports.