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Kristen Stewart (Courtesy: Getty Images)
By: Carson Blackwelder
The New York Film Festival is honoring Kristen Stewart with one of its traditional “An Evening with” events — the other recipient this year being Adam Driver — that will look back on the star’s impressive career. With Stewart getting this kind of attention, it begs the question: why have some chosen to not take this young talent seriously?
At just 26 years old, Stewart has showcased a talent for taking roles that garner critical praise, embody perplexing characters, and offer up complexities for the audience to digest—this, we have to point out, after rising to fame with the Twilight series.
Stewart has bragging rights for becoming the first American actress to win the César Award, basically France’s version of the Oscars, for her role in the Olivier Assayas-directed movie Clouds of Sils Maria, which was featured at Nyff in 2014.
- Carson Blackwelder
Take a look @ new images of "Twilight Saga" actress Kristen Stewart in the September 2016 issue of "Elle" (China) magazine, photographed by Zack Zhang :
Stewart began her acting career in 1999 with uncredited roles and a minor character appearance in several films before gaining prominence in 2002 for playing Jodie Foster's daughter in the thriller "Panic Room", earning a 'Young Artist Award' nomination for 'Best Leading Actress' in a Feature Film.
She received widespread recognition in 2008 when she landed the role of protagonist 'Bella Swan' in "The Twilight Saga" film series (2008-2012), which grossed over $3.3 billion worldwide.
Outside of the Twilight series, Stewart has appeared in a wide variety of films, including "Adventureland" (2009), "The Runaways" (2010), "Snow White and the Huntsman" (2012), "On the Road" (2012), "Camp X-Ray »
- Michael Stevens
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