European Achievement in World Cinema goes to Irish actor

In recognition of a rich and extensive career in front of the camera and behind the scenes as a producer, Pierce Brosnan will receive the honorary award EUROPEAN ACHIEVEMENT IN WORLD CINEMA, at the European Film Awards on December 10th 2016.

Among Pierce Brosnan’s numerous film credits are ‘The Thomas Crown Affair’ and ‘The Tailor of Panama’, ‘The Love Punch’ and ‘The Ghost Writer’, to name but a few. Action, comedy and romance – Pierce Brosnan has given us all.

Again and again he has upset us, touched us and inspired us – singing Abba songs as one of the fathers in ‘Mamma Mia!’, as the angry businessman and widower Philip in ‘Love is All You Need’ directed by Susanne Bier and as tough former agent Peter Deveraux in the action thriller ‘The November Man’ directed by Roger Donaldson.

From 1995 to 2002 Brosnan embodied the world’s most famous secret agent, James Bond, in ‘Golden Eye’, ‘Tomorrow Never Dies’ (for which he received an European Film Awards nomination), ‘The World is Not Enough’ and ‘Die Another Day’.

Pierce Brosnan will be an honorary guest at the 29th European Film Awards Ceremony on 10 December in Wroclaw, European Capital of Culture 2016.