Hettie Macdonald

The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

An elderly man begins a remarkable journey after discovering that a former colleague has terminal cancer in Hettie Macdonald's adaptation of Rachel Joyce's best-selling novel.


In praise of Beautiful Thing, a quintessentially British coming out movie

By Emily Maskell

Hettie Macdonald’s 1996 film contains a beautiful message of queer acceptance and togetherness.

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