'Puzzle' Empowers at the 2018 Summer KCET Cinema Series | KCET
'Puzzle' Empowers at the 2018 Summer KCET Cinema Series
Following a screening of “Puzzle”, actress Kelly MacDonald, actor David Denman and director Mark Turtletaub attended a Q&A hosted by Cinema Series host Pete Hammond. A repressed housewife discovers an opportunity to change the course of her mundane life, thanks to her new found aptitude for assembling jigsaw puzzles. The film premiered at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival.
Actress Kelly MacDonald is best known for her role as Margaret Schroeder on "Boardwalk Empire" and the voice of Merida in "Brave," her many credits include "Gosford Park," "Trainspotting," "Nanny McPhee," "Cousin Bette," "Elizabeth" and "Goodbye Christopher Robin," for which she received a British Independent Film Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress. Macdonald garnered the London Critics Circle Award for British Supporting Actress, a BAFTA nomination and a SAG Award for her performance in "No Country for Old Men." She also won an Emmy® for her performance in the HBO original film "The Girl in the Café."
Director/producer Mark Turtletaub co-founded Big Beach in 2004 with Peter Saraf and has served as a producer on all of the company’s films including the Academy Award®-winning "Little Miss Sunshine." Other credits include "Lucky," "Jack Goes Boating," "Away We Go," "Sunshine Cleaning," "Is Anybody There," "Chop Shop," "Everything is Illuminated," "Our Idiot Brother," "Safety Not Guaranteed" and "The Kings of Summer Loving."
Listen to the Q&A and browse photos from the screening below.
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