January, 16 2023 - Aula del Tempio, 18.30 / Cinema Massimo, 20.30

The Oscar winning actor for The Usual Suspects and American Beauty, who played unforgettable characters such as Frank Underwood in House of Cards, returns to meet his beloved audience for a Masterclass on the occasion of receiving the Museum’s highest honor, the Stella della Mole Award.

A chameleonic star of contemporary world cinema, Kevin Spacey is unquestionably one of the most talented and celebrated actors of his generation. The National Museum of Cinema is pleased to pay tribute to the award-winning actor who, over his decades-long career, has given a memorable face to complex, enigmatic, dynamic characters such as - among countless others – his acclaimed Frank Underwood from the world-famous series House of Cards. The two-time Academy Award winner for American Beauty and The Usual Suspects – who first became a global star in the 1990s with a run of films such as Se7en, L.A. Confidential, Glengarry Glen Ross and The Negotiator – will be the protagonist of a much-awaited Masterclass on January 16, 2023 at 6.30 pm in the Temple Hall of the Mole Antonelliana and, at 8.30 pm at the Cinema Massimo (Screen One), he will introduce one of the most acclaimed movies in his successful career.
In a conversation with the Museum Director Domenico De Gaetano, Kevin Spacey will retrace the most important milestones in his career as well as the countless characters that viewers know by name: from Keyzer Söze to John Doe, Jack Vincennes, Lester Burnham, Mel Profitt and Lex Luthor. At the end of the event, Kevin Spacey will receive the Stella della Mole award as a recognition of his aesthetic and authorial contribution to the development of dramatic art throughout his filmography.