April 20th, 2009 · News & Articles

A little-known 24-year-old British actress has emerged as the “It” girl of this year’s Sundance Film Festival. Carey Mulligan is being compared to Audrey Hepburn for her vastly different performances in two films directed by women that premiered at the Sundance Film Festival.

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Directed by Lone Scherfig, the Danish filmmaker known for her 2000 comedy Italian for Beginners, and with a script by the London writer Nick Hornby, the film has been receiving rave reviews since it was screened on Sunday night. “There’s no movie in this festival that’s quite as ravishing, as witty, as well-acted or as satisfying overall as An Education,” writes Andrew O’Hehir on salon.com. He goes on to describe Mulligan’s turn as the precocious 16-year-old Jenny as “a performance of Audrey Hepburn-esque starmaking intensity”.

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  • iriandia
    Posted on April 25, 2009

    Hi, don’t know if you guys know about this poll: http://filmexperience.blogspot.com/2009/04/group-think-best-actress-2009.html

    Carey for Best Actress?!?!?! awesome!!

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