Helen Mirren Crowned Best Actress at 2007 European Film Awards


Helen Mirren


The British thespian was honored for her role in 2006's "The Queen", which also won Alexandre Desplat the best composer title.

Impressed the 1,800 members of the European Academy, Helen Mirren took another laurel in her acting career Saturday, December 1, 2007 as the organization deemed her the European Actress 2007 at the 20th annual European Film Awards held in Berlin, Germany.

The British thespian won for her lauded performance in last year's "The Queen" which has garnered her numerous acting prizes, particularly Oscar's best actress title back in February. The royal family drama, in the meantime, also won Alexandre Desplat the European Composer 2007 honor at the ceremony.

Coming as the big winner, however, was Romanian harrowing feature "4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days." Previously given top prize Palme d'Or at this year's Cannes Film Festival, pic secured both coveted awards of European Film 2007 and European Director 2007 for helmer Cristian Mungiu.

Other honorees included Fatih Akin who brought home the best screenplay trophy for "The Edge of Heaven" and Sasson Gabai as the best actor for his role in "The Band's Visit", which was also named European Discovery 2007. For full list of the winners, go to the official site for European Academy.

© AceShowbiz.com


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