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I was brought up with a fantastically bright, strong-minded, independent mother [Jacqui Hawkins], and quite shocked by how I was treated as a young woman. Even on the bus. And the subtler it is, the more undermining and dangerous it can be.
Her films Maudie
(2016) and The Shape of Water
(2017) were released in 2017, which marked the first time Hawkins has been the lead actress in two theatrical releases within the same year. In both films, she portrays a woman with a disability; In "Maudie" her character suffers from a result of juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, and in "Shape of Water" her character has a speech impediment.
An apologetic and grateful presence, with a shy and nervous demeanor.