Palm Springs International Film Awards to present Michelle Yeoh with the International Star Award, Actress

PALM SPRINGS – Michelle Yeoh is the recipient of the International Star Award, Actress for Everything Everywhere All at Once, The Palm Springs International Film Awards announced Tuesday, Nov. 29.

The Film Awards will take place in-person on Jan. 5, 2023, at the Palm Springs Convention Center, with the festival running through Jan. 16, 2023.

“Michelle Yeoh is everything in the exhilarating film Everything Everywhere All at Once. In one of the most memorable roles of her career, Yeoh plays Evelyn Wang, a Chinese American woman who is recruited to save the multiverse,” Festival Chairman Harold Matzner said in a statement. “For this film that is a fantastic showcase for Michelle Yeoh, it is our honor to present her with the International Star Award, Actress.”

Past recipients of the International Star Award, Actress include Nicole Kidman, Helen Mirren, Saoirse Ronan and Charlize Theron. Last year’s recipient Penélope Cruz went on to receive an Academy Award Best Actress nomination. Yeoh joins this year’s previously announced honorees Cate Blanchett (Desert Palm Achievement Award, Actress), Colin Farrell (Desert Palm Achievement Award, Actor) and Sarah Polley (Director of the Year Award).

When an interdimensional rupture threatens to unravel reality, the fate of the world is suddenly in the hands of a most unlikely hero: Evelyn (Michelle Yeoh), an overwhelmed immigrant mother. As bewildering dangers emerge from the multiverse, she must channel her newfound powers to save her home and her family. The A24 film also stars Ke Huy Quan, Stephanie Hsu, James Hong and Jamie Lee Curtis. The film won Best Feature at the Gotham Awards and received eight Independent Spirit Award nominations including Best Feature and Best Lead Performance for Yeoh.

Michelle Yeoh is recognized as one of the greatest and the most successful actresses from the East.

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