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Whanganui actor Libby Hunsdale wins New York award for Poppy

24 Mar 2022 | Liz Wylie WHANGANUI CHRONICLE/ NZ Herald

23 Mar, 2022 11:26 AM 3 minutes to read Whanganui actor Libby Hunsdale has won international acclaim for her lead role in the film Poppy after receiving the best actress award at a film festival in New York. Hunsdale was awarded the Best Actress in a Narrative Feature award and the film Poppy was one of two winners in the Best Narrative Feature Film in the SR Socially Relevant Film Festival New York. Hunsdale's portrayal of a young woman with Down syndrome who takes control of her life in order to follow her dream of becoming an auto mechanic resonated with American audiences. The win...
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