Doing it the hard way: Catherine Hardwicke

Hardwicke’s Twilight movie made $69 million, but she still finds it tough in Tinsel Town

11th October, 2015
Hardwicke: ‘It’s hard for people to get their head around a female director’ Pic: Clodagh Kilcoyne

‘You don’t need to worry about Catherine.”

The publicist has spotted my concerned face, as I check the clock, and discover how late Catherine Hardwicke’s interview schedule is running, and how few minutes I’m going to get with the acclaimed Hollywood film director as a result. “Everything Catherine says is quotable. She won’t waste her words.”

So it proves. Although Hardwicke might be...

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