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Depp honoured on Serbia trip

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Jan 13, 2010 | 6:15am EST

The Pirates of the Caribbean star is in the country to attend the Kustendorf International Film and Music Festival in Drvengrad, which was launched by Serbian director Emir Kusturica.

And Depp has been given a warm welcome in the country - meeting President Boris Tadic in Belgrade on Tuesday (12Jan10) before heading off to Drvengrad on Wednesday (13Jan10) where officials unveiled a statue of the Hollywood actor in recognition of his contribution to the movie industry.

Depp is set to play the lead role in Kusturica's new movie, about 19th century Mexican revolutionary Pancho Villa.

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