Is This Next Year’s Oscar Winner?


Last month, when British actress Sally Hawkins (pictured) won Best Actress at the Berlin Film Festival for her role in Mike Leigh’s “Happy-Go-Lucky,” I told you that she was going to be a contender in next year’s Oscar race. On the eve of the film’s release in London (American release will be late summer or early fall), here’s an extensive profile of Hawkins that begins, “A film crew are packed into a small bookshop round the back of Waterloo station.”

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