Celebs.com spoke with Helen Hunt moments before she received the “Spotlight Award” from co-star John Hawkes at the Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards Gala. The Oscar-winning actress recalls her first impressions upon reading ‘The Sessions’ and explains how the powerful subject matter of transformed her own world perspective off-screen.
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- ‘Lincoln’ star Sally Field moments before she accepted her Career Achievement Award from Martin Sheen.
- “Silver Linings Playbook” director David O. Russell sharing some surprising tidbits about the film’s dashing leading man, Bradley Cooper.
- ‘Les Miserables’ director Tom Hooper moments before he accepted the “Sonny Bono Visionary Award,” describing the significance of the honor and sharing the experience with ‘Les Miserables’ star Eddie Redmayne; and
- ‘Life of Pi’ director Ang Lee and composer Mychael Danna discussing the future of 3D filmmaking and the unique experience of composing a score for a 3D film.