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BBC: Venice honours director Burton

Indiewire By Indiewire | Indiewire September 6, 2007 at 12:30PM

Director Tim Burton, whose films include "Edward Scissorhands" and "Sleepy Hollow," has been honored with a career award at the Venice Film Festival. Festival organisers called Burton "one of America's bravest, most visionary and innovative filmmakers." Burton received the Golden Lion lifetime achievement award from his long-time collaborator, actor Johnny Depp, in a red carpet event. BBC reports.
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Director Tim Burton, whose films include "Edward Scissorhands" and "Sleepy Hollow," has been honored with a career award at the Venice Film Festival. Festival organisers called Burton "one of America's bravest, most visionary and innovative filmmakers." Burton received the Golden Lion lifetime achievement award from his long-time collaborator, actor Johnny Depp, in a red carpet event. BBC reports.