Norwegian film director Morten Tyldum won the Hollywood Director Award at the 18th annual Hollywood Film Awards earlier this month.
Robert Pattinson, who won the New Hollywood Award at the 2008 awards, presented the Hollywood Director Award to The Imitation Game director Morten Tyldum, who thanked the crowd, saying, “I’m new to Hollywood and this is the warmest welcome I could imagine.”
Keira Knightley was honored with the Hollywood Supporting Actress Award for her role as Joan Clarke, a cryptanalyst who was part of Alan Turing’s code-breaking team, in The Imitation Game. The film also picked up the award for best male actor (Benedict Cumberbatch) and best composer (Alexandre Desplat).
The Imitation Game is a film about a group of British experts selected to work in a covert operation in 1939 to crack the Nazi’s Enigma code.
The film is expected to receive several Oscar prizes as well.
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