Four Set for Santa Barbara Fest Award

Farmiga, Sarsgaard, Tucci, Waltz to receive Vanguard nod.

Last Updated: November 23, 2009 @ 7:02 AM

The Santa Barbara International Film Festival will honor Vera Farmiga, Peter Sarsgaard, Stanley Tucci and Christoph Waltz with its Cinema Vanguard Award at a tribute to be held on February 12th at the Lobero Theatre in Santa Barbara.

The award recognizes actors who have "forged his/her own path, taking artistic risks and making a significant and unique contribution to film."

"This group of supporting actors encompasses the best of the best; their roles have made us love them as well as hate them, sometimes all at the same time," SBIFF exec director Roger Durling said.

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