John Travolta was honored at the 39th Deauville American Film Festival during the premiere of his new film 'Killing Season' on Sept. 6, 2013, in Deauville, France. Travolta was honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award and celebrated with 'Killing Season' producer Vince Gilligan.
Gracing the red carpet premiere were John Travolta, Frank Spotnitz, producer Vince Gilligan, Pauline Lefevre, Barbara Cabrita, Dolores Chaplin, Stany Coppet, Philippe Decoufle, Astrid Berges-Frisbey, Pierre Perrier and Axelle Lafont.
In "Killing Season," two veterans of the Bosnian War (one American and one Serbian) find their unlikely friendship turn tense with one of them reveals their true intentions. The film was directed by Mark Steven Johnson and stars Robert De Niro, John Travolta and Milo Ventimiglia.
"Killing Season" debuted at the Karlovy Vary Film Festival film festive on June 29, 2013. The film was put into a limited release in the U.S. on Friday, July 12. The film has grossed $39,881 since its release 12 weeks ago.
"Killing Season" is rated R for strong violence, some torture, and language including some sexual references and has a run-time of 1 hour and 31 minutes.
The 2013 Deauville American Film Festival runs from Aug. 30 through Sept. 8.
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-Kay Shackleton is a film historian with special focus on Silent Films, see her work at SilentHollywood.com