By Bruce Heavin | Tuesday, February 01, 2011
Geoffrey Rush visited with us last night straight from leaving a stage production in Australia to appear in Santa Barbara, California at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival. He received the Montecito Award at a tribute to his body of work at the festival. Indeed his body of work is outright impressive.
Geoffery Rush at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival.
Geoffrey Rush being interviewed.
Later in the evening, Colin Firth, who co-stared with Geoffrey Rush in The Kings Speech came to personally award Geoffrey the Montecito Award.
Colin Firth at the podium.
Geoffrey Rush receives his award.
Helena Bonham Carter, Colin Firth, and Geoffrey Rush wait to receive the Ensemble Award.
Helena Bonham Carter accepts the Ensemble Award. She also appeared in The Kings Speech.
Geoffrey cut things so close that when he left the stage, his transportation whisked him off to the airport to get back on a plane to make the play in Australia the following day. I admire him for his generosity in sharing this time with us.
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