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Jessica Chastain and Chiwetel Ejiofor feted at Italian film festival

Jessica Chastain and Chiwetel Ejiofor will be named actress and actor of the year at a film festival on the Italian island of Ischia.

The Ischia Global Film & Music Fest, which is held in July (14), will dedicate an evening to the Zero Dark Thirty actress and host the Italian premiere of her latest film The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them. The drama was first unveiled at the Cannes Film Festival in France in May (14).

The 12 Years A Slave star will receive a similar honour, but further details had not been released as WENN went to press.

Sylvester Stallone and The Amazing Spider-Man director Marc Webb will also been feted during the festival, which runs from 12 to 20 July (14).

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