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Sunrise on the Horizon at Cannes Film Festival

The highly anticipated epic Western film, “Horizon: American Saga — Part 1”, received a lengthy standing ovation at the Cannes Film Festival, leaving actor and director Kevin Costner emotional and grateful. The audience reaction was so overwhelming that Costner was moved to tears, expressing his appreciation for the support and promising more installments in the “Horizon” franchise.

Following the premiere screening, Costner addressed the festival attendees, acknowledging the hard work of the cast and crew and expressing his gratitude for the opportunity to create such a memorable film. The standing ovation, lasting between seven to ten minutes, was a testament to the impact of the movie and Costner’s enduring legacy in the Western genre.

Early reviews of the film have been overwhelmingly positive, with critics praising Costner’s dedication to keeping the spirit of classic Westerns alive in Hollywood. From his early roles in films like “Silverado” and “Wyatt Earp” to his directorial efforts in “Dances With Wolves” and “Open Range”, Costner has cemented his legacy as a beacon of the Western genre.

“Horizon: American Saga” represents Costner’s most ambitious project yet, showcasing his love for the American West and its evolution over time. The film’s premiere at Cannes was a momentous occasion, solidifying Costner’s status as a powerhouse in the industry.

For more insights into Costner’s creative process and his vision for “Horizon: American Saga”, you can read our exclusive interview with the star.