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Women of the 80’s (Polly Platt, The Invisible Woman, Episode 8)

Women of the 80’s (Polly Platt, The Invisible Woman, Episode 8)

Update: 2020-07-141
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In the mid-to-late 80s, Polly Platt worked on a number of films that defined and reflected that decade’s ideas about female power. With an Oscar nomination under her belt, Polly starts trying in earnest to direct. She ends her career as a production designer with The Witches of Eastwick, a star-studded special-effects extravaganza. Inspired by Polly, Brooks creates the character played by Holly Hunter in Broadcast News, infusing the film with Polly’s single-minded professional determination. Riding high on having guided Brooks through two consecutive, blockbuster Oscar nominees, Polly becomes a production executive at Brooks's Gracie Films, where she produces Cameron Crowe’s Say Anything…

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Women of the 80’s (Polly Platt, The Invisible Woman, Episode 8)

Women of the 80’s (Polly Platt, The Invisible Woman, Episode 8)

Karina Longworth