Emma Thompson will receive a career salute at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival.
The Saving Mr Banks actress will be given the festival's 'Modern Master Award' on Saturday, February 8, 2014 at the historic Arlington Theatre.
The 'Modern Master Award' is given to individuals who have had multi-faceted careers. Thompson has been hailed for both her acting and writing throughout her career.
She famously won a 'Best Writing' Academy Award for adapting Sense and Sensibility, and earned a 'Best Actress' Oscar for Howard's End.
The festival will be held from January 30 through February 9, 2014.
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