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Awards Spotlight: Why Nicole Holofcener Makes Rom-Coms for Everyone

Photo of Eric Kohn By Eric Kohn | Indiewire January 6, 2014 at 1:30PM

This awards season, Nicole Holofcener is finally receiving her due.
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"Enough Said."
"Enough Said."

This awards season, Nicole Holofcener is finally receiving her due. Ever since 1999’s “Walking and Talking” was a breakout hit at the Sundance Film Festival, Nicole Holofcener has been recognized for her ability to construct stories about whip-smart women struggling with relationship problems as well as the ebb and flow of everyday life — in other words, real people. It’s that track record that helped her lure Julia Louis-Dreyfus into the lead role for “Enough Said,” Holofcener’s acclaimed latest project and her first foray into the studio arena (Fox Searchlight financed and released the film).

Along with spotlighting James Gandolfini in one of his last screen performances, “Enough Said” has garnered Holofcener some of the best reviews of her career. The tender relationship comedy

To read our full Awards Season Spotlight of Holofcener, with input on her approach from Louis-Dreyfus and producer Anthony Bregman, head over HERE. There you'll also find multiple video interviews with the filmmaker and some original photography.

Holofcener is among the 16 actors and directors we're featuring over the next eight weeks with original photography by Daniel Bergeron and video shot by our partners at Movies On Demand.

This article is related to: Awards Season Roundup, Awards, Indiewire Awards Spotlight, Nicole Holofcener, Enough Said, James Gandolfini, Julia Louis-Dreyfuss







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