Date: 2nd September 2001
Action movie hero JACKIE CHAN has been honoured at the MONTREAL WORLD FILM FESTIVAL in Canada.
The martial arts expert received the special GRAND PRIX OF THE AMERICAS on Saturday (01SEPT01) in recognition of his film-making career. Speaking at a press conference at the festival, Chan said he wanted to continue working on easily understandable films pitting the good guys against the baddies.
Chan, the star of films such as WHO AM I? (1998) and RUSH HOUR (1998), is a prolific movie-maker and also has his own Hong Kong-based production company.