Film-makers Oliver Stone and Ridley Scott will be among the guests of honour at the third MARRAKECH INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL in October (03).

Morocco's KING MOHAMMED VI will present the country's highest award, the WISSAM ALAOUITE, to both directors at the festival, which runs from 3 to 8 October (03).

French actor Alain Delon will also be honoured.

Stone is filming his biography of ALEXANDER THE GREAT on location in the North African kingdom; Scott filmed Black Hawk Down and parts of Gladiator in Morocco.

31/08/2003 21:16