Jake Gyllenhaal to be honoured at Zurich film festival

Actor Jake Gyllenhaal will receive the Golden Icon award at this year’s Zurich Film Festival.

The Oscar-nominated actor will attend the festival to present ‘Stronger’, in which he stars as Boston marathon bombing survivor Jeff Bauman.

Directed by David Gordon Green, the film will be screened at the festival on October 3.
Gyllenhaal, who was nominated for the best supporting actor Oscar for ‘Brokeback Mountain’, recently wrapped production on ‘Wildlife’, Paul Dano’s directorial debut, in which he stars alongside Carey Mulligan. The 13th Zurich film festival runs from September 28 to October 8.