Ewan McGregor honoured at San Sebastian Film Festival

The Trainspotting star follows in the footsteps of actors including Robert De Niro, Meryl Streep and Richard Gere by landing the prize, and he spoke of his pride after accepting the honour.

He said, “It was amazing arriving and feeling the wave of love from Spanish filmgoers. Thank you.”

John Travolta, Oliver Stone, Tommy Lee Jones and Dustin Hoffman were also honoured with the Donostia Award at this year’s (12) film festival, picking up their prizes on Sunday (23Sep12).