Stanley Tucci to attend JDIFF

The Oscar nominated actor is coming to Dublin

Oscar® nominated actor Stanley Tucci will visit Dublin to attend a public interview and will also be honoured with a Volta Award at the Jameson Dublin International Film Festival 2014. The public interview will take place at 2pm on Saturday February 15th in Light House Cinema. Tickets go on sale on Friday February 7th priced €7 from or (01) 6877974. Tucci will be presented with his Volta Award following the public interview.

Tucci has a long and distinguished career in cinema, theatre and television, resulting in him being one of the most recognisable actors working on screen today having appeared in more than 50 feature films. He earned an Academy Award® nomination, along with Golden Globe, BAFTA, SAG and Broadcast Film Critics nominations for his chilling performance in The Lovely Bones in 2008. Some of his most memorable performances came in a variety of films including The Devil Wears Prada; The Hunger Games; Julie & Julia and Road to Perdition.

The announcement of yet another high-profile guest continues the extraordinary success the Jameson Dublin International Film Festival has had in securing the biggest names in international cinema talent to attend the festival each year. Tucci will attend the Jameson Dublin International Film Festival as a special guest and will be honoured with a Volta Award, an award created by the festival to celebrate individuals who have made a significant contribution to the world of film. The awards are named after the Volta Picture Theatre, Ireland’s first dedicated cinema, established by James Joyce.

The Jameson Dublin International Film Festival runs at venues throughout Dublin from February 13th – 23rd 2014. The jam-packed lineup for the full festival programme includes over 130 films and themed strands, along with a host of special guests and special events.