London (ANI): 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.
Story first published: Wednesday, March 4, 2009, 8:36 [IST]