Ornella Muti, Nastassja Kinski guests of honor at Golden Apricot International Film Festival in Yerevan

Ornella Muti and Nastassja Kinski will be guests of honor at the 12th edition of the Golden Apricot International Film Festival in Yerevan, Director General of the Festival Harutyun Khachatryan told reporters today.

Italian film star Ornella Muti made her debut in 1970 in the film The Most Beautiful Woman.

She’s better known to the Armenian audience for her role in the comedy Il Bisbetico Domato (The Taming of the Scoundrel) where she plays alongside Adriano Celentano.

Ornella Muti is a permanent guest of honor at the Cannes Film Festival.

Within the frames of the Golden Apricot, the film Swann in Love with Ornella Muti will have its Yerevan premiere.

Nastassja Kinski is famed for roles in films by directors Roman Polanski, Wim Wenders, Francis Ford Coppola and others.

The German-born actress had her worldwide breakthrough in 1978 with Italian-Spanish romance Stay As You Are by Alberto Lattuada. Then she starred in Roman Polanski’s Golden Globe award-winner Tess (1979). One of her most celebrated parts is Wim Wenders’ Paris, Texas (1984), which went on to win top prizes at Cannes.

This year’s retrospective screening of teh Golden Apricot Film Festival will be devoted to Nastassja Kinski.