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Carey Mulligan Says There's Lack of 'Fully Rounded' Film Roles for Women!

Carey Mulligan Says There's Lack of 'Fully Rounded' Film Roles for Women!

Carey Mulligan is opening up about the lack of “fully rounded” film roles for women and is praising television for offering more interesting opportunities.

“I think for the most of female actresses I know it’s just about going where the better writing is. Films have tended to provide a lot for men in terms of great leading roles and not so much for women,” the 32-year-old actress expressed (via Deadline) while attending a special screening and Q&A for her new series Collateral held at BFI Southbank on Wednesday (January 17) in London, England.

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“I think it’s been led by the writing and the opportunities particularly for women,” Carey added, highlighting the strong roles in HBO’s Big Little Lies as an example of television’s more empowering opportunities. “I just want to play the most interesting, complicated, real person, and interesting complicated real people in film are really, really rare. I think essentially following great writing, trying to play real people and not play the girlfriend, the wife. I’ve done that a lot and it’s not fun and this is the opportunity to play a fully rounded, flawed interesting person.”

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