US actress best known for roles in Blade Runner and Who Framed Roger Rabbit.
The 22nd Oldenburg International Film Festival (Sept 16-20) will this year honour actress Joanna Cassidy.
Cassidy will attend with her latest film Too Late, a neo-noir thriller from first-time director Dennis Hauck. The film will have its international premiere at the festival.
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There will also be screenings of Cassidy’s most famous films, Blade Runner, Under Fire and Who Framed Roger Rabbit; each film will be preceded by an introduction from the actress.
Cassidy began her career on the small screen in the 1970s with cameo roles in Mission: Impossible and Starsky & Hutch, before her breakthrough as the replicant Zhora in Ridley Scott’s classic sci-fi Blade Runner.
She went on to act on screen alongside Bob Hoskins, Gene Hackman and Nick Nolte among others.
The festival will open with a screening of Elisabeth Scharang’s Jack on Sept 16.