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Hoffman, Sean Penn honored at the Cesar awards

Hollywood actors Dustin Hoffman and Sean Penn were recently honored at the annual French Cesar awards.

india Updated: Mar 03, 2009 12:52 IST

Hollywood actors Dustin Hoffman and Sean Penn were recently honored at the annual French Cesar awards. While Penn was the guest of honor at the event, Hoffman received a ‘Lifetime achievement’ award. Penn also made an appearance on the stage to present the prestigious Best Film award to French flick Seraphine.



Penn’s own flick

In The Wild

was nominated in the Best Foreign Film category, but lost out to Israeli animated documentary

Waltz With Bashir

.



The night's other big winner was gangster film Mesrine that landed three trophies, including Best Actor for Vincent Cassel and Best Director for Jean-Francois Richet, reports the Daily Star.