The honorees: Besides, Dern's award, Susan Sarandon picked up a lifetime achievement award, while director
Awards also went to best screenwriters
Also among attendees were Ted Danson, Frances Fisher,
Quotes of note: "Actually when I started with 'Gravity,' I was not eligible to be part of AARP. That is the reason why it took so long," quipped Cuaron, who then expressed gratitude to all those who saw the film and connected with its theme of adversity, adding, "Adversity is something that is constant in our lives and the outcome of that adversity is what shapes who we are."
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