Entertainment Emerald Fennell celebrates Promising Young Woman win at BAFTAs

00:05  12 april  2021
00:05  12 april  2021 Source:   msn.com

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Emerald Fennell has taken home two gongs at the BAFTA 2021 Film Awards for her movie Promising Young Woman . The director, 35, said she was 'overwhelmed' after hearing of her wins in the Original Screenplay and Outstanding British Film categories while appearing on video link. Support: Emerald thanked her family and friends as well as the entire cast and crew on the movie (pictured in her hotel room during a video call for the event). Amazing: Emerald could not stop smiling as she celebrated the accolades being announced. Speaking via video during the ceremony, she added: 'Oh wow, this is too

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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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Emerald Fennell: I can't please everyone

  Emerald Fennell: I can't please everyone Emerald Fennell has come to the conclusion she can't please everyone with her passion projects.The 35-year-old actress wrote and directed the comedy thriller film 'Promising Young Woman' - which stars Carey Mulligan, Jennifer Coolidge and Laverne Cox - and she's aware that her passion projects might not receive universal acclaim.

Promising Young Woman is a 2020 American black comedy thriller film written and directed by Emerald Fennell in her feature directorial debut.

PROMISING YOUNG WOMAN Ben Browning, Emerald Fennell , Ashley Fox, Josey McNamara. THE TRIAL OF THE CHICAGO 7 Stuart Besser, Marc Platt. Outstanding debut by a british writer, director or producer. PROMISING YOUNG WOMAN Lindsay Graham Ahanonu, Mary Vernieu. ROCKS Lucy Pardee - WINNER. EDITING. THE FATHER Yorgos Lamprinos. NOMADLAND Chloé Zhao. PROMISING YOUNG WOMAN Frédéric Thoraval. SOUND OF METAL Mikkel E.G. Nielsen - WINNER.

"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."

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The actress, writer and director was also nominated for Best Director.The 35-year-old actress, writer and director - who played Nurse Patsy Mount in the beloved BBC period drama between 2013 and 2017 - became the first woman to win the award in 13 years. It was previously won by Diablo Cody for Juno.

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