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Miss Potter Nominated For Golden Globe 15 December 2006

Renee and Ewan on the set of Miss PotterIsle of Man Film is delighted to announce its first ever Golden Globe nomination for Renée Zellweger’s portrayal of Beatrix Potter in Miss Potter. The film, which shot on the Island earlier this year, co-stars Ewan McGregor, Emily Watson, Barbara Flynn and Bill Paterson and tells the enchanting love story of the much-loved children’s author’s life and love affair with her publisher Norman Warne.

Renée, who is already a Golden Globes favourite having won three Golden Globes during the last five years, faces stiff competition in the category of Best Actress (Musical or Comedy) from Annette Bening in "Running with Scissors" Toni Collette in "Little Miss Sunshine" Beyonce Knowles in "Dreamgirls" and Meryl Streep in "The Devil Wears Prada".

Minister for DTI, Alex Downie said ‘This is a first for Isle of Man Film and we are very excited about Renée’s nomination for her role in Miss Potter. The competition in her category is very strong, and we wish her lots of luck for the ceremony in January’. The awards are presented on 15th January 2007 in Hollywood. Miss Potter is released in UK cinemas on 5th January 2007.


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