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Entertainment Emerald Fennell celebrates Promising Young Woman win at BAFTAs

23:50  11 april  2021
23:50  11 april  2021 Source:   msn.com

Carey Mulligan accepts the Cinema Vanguard Award

  Carey Mulligan accepts the Cinema Vanguard Award Carey Mulligan has added yet another accolade to her trophy case, winning the Cinema Vanguard Award for Promising Young Woman. The 35-year-old actress received the award virtually at the 36th Santa Barbara International Film Festival on Monday afternoon.The award has previously been won by Laura Dern, Michael B. Jordan, Willem Dafoe, Casey Affleck and Michelle Williams.

Emerald Fennell wishes she could kiss the 'Promising Young Woman' cast after it won Outstanding British Film at the BAFTAs.

Emerald Fennell who is smiling and looking at the camera: Emerald Fennell (c) BAFTAs © Bang Showbiz Emerald Fennell (c) BAFTAs

The 35-year-old actress and writer paid tribute to the "amazing" cast and crew of the film after it picked up the accolade at the virtual BAFTA Film Awards on Sunday night (11.04.21).

Speaking via video link, she said: "There are so many people I want to thank and I want to go to your houses and kiss you - which I can't do. Thank you to the amazing cast ... Thank you to the lovely crew and thank you everyone.


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"I'm missing so many people, this is the terrible thing. It was the greatest thing of my life, making this film and I love everyone who made it. I'm so grateful to them and I'm so grateful to everyone who has watched it."

Meanwhile, Emerald previously admitted she knows she "can’t please everyone" with her projects.

She explained: "Just because you don’t like a film doesn’t make it bad or morally wrong. That’s the really interesting new part of this kind of dialogue. There are so many things you can make that people will kind of vaguely enjoy. But I just wanted to make the film that felt really true to me. You can’t please everyone. Of course not. And that’s been really cathartic for me to kind of not mind ... It couldn’t be so easy. You can look at any statistic, you can look at any story - and there’s a way something goes."

Promising Young Woman .
Promising Young Woman was recently crowned Outstanding British Film at the BAFTAs and rightly so. You don't want to miss this bold and daring film that everybody's talking about! Emerald Fennell's feature directorial debut stars Carey Mulligan as Cassandra 'Cassie' Thomas, who pretends to be drunk in bars to trick men into taking her home for sex so she can teach them a lesson about consent. She also has a five-part plan to get revenge on the men who sexually assaulted her best friend Nina during college as well as those who knew about it and did nothing.

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