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John Travolta To Recieve Golden Eye Award At Zurich Film Festival

8/14/2012 11:22am EDT

John Travolta

John Travolta will pick up a special lifetime achievement award at the Zurich Film Festival next month.

The Grease star will be honored for his career, which has spanned five decades, with the Golden Eye prize at the annual movie event in Switzerland before the gala premiere of his new film, Savages, which co-stars Taylor Kitsch, Aaron Johnson and Blake Lively.

Festival director Karl Spoerri says, "We're excited to welcome John Travolta to Zurich to bestow him with (sic) this honor and celebrate his amazing career. We're gearing up for a momentous opening night."

Ocean's Eleven producer Jerry Weintraub will also be honored for his achievements at the event, which runs from September 20th-30th.

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