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Carey Mulligan on ‘normalised’ predatory behaviour in Promising Young Woman

Carey Mulligan on ‘normalised’ predatory behaviour in Promising Young Woman

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Black comedy Promising Young Woman, one of the frontrunners for this year's Oscars, is the story of a woman avenging the rape of her best friend.But as well as being part of the awards conversation - along with five Academy Award nods it has six BAFTA nominations and a heap of gongs already won from critics' associations - the film has triggered a conversation that goes much deeper: the all-too-familiar tale of predatory behaviour. The film's writer and director Emerald Fennell told Sky News she wanted to address an issue that all women will recognise. Image: Carey Mulligan is nominated for best actress at the Oscars for her role in Promising Young Woman. All pictures: Focus Features/Sky Cinema I...