Jodie Foster is back on screen

The two-time Oscar winner, who identifies more as a director these days, plays the female lead in crime thriller Hotel Artemis

Jodie Foster plays a nurse at a hospital for criminals in Hotel Artemis.
Jodie Foster plays a nurse at a hospital for criminals in Hotel Artemis.PHOTO: GOLDEN VILLAGE PICTURES

Moviegoers know Jodie Foster for her storied career as the star of acclaimed films such as The Silence Of The Lambs (1991), The Accused (1988) and Taxi Driver (1976).

But the two-time Oscar winner identifies more as a director these days, so the new crime thriller, Hotel Artemis - which opens today and sees her playing a nurse at a hospital for criminals - is a rare sighting of Foster on screen.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 28, 2018, with the headline 'Jodie Foster is back on screen'. Subscribe