Golden Globe-winning and Academy Award- and Emmy-nominated actor and producer Maggie Gyllenhaal has starred in many films over her career, including SECRETARY, MONA LISA SMILE, SHERRYBABY (Golden Globe nomination), and CRAZY HEART, for which she received an Academy Award® nomination.
On the smaller screen, she starred in the BBC/Sundance Original TV Series The Honourable Woman (Emmy Award® nomination), and recently wrapped filming and producing the second season of the HBO drama The Deuce, which is currently airing on HBO, and for which she received a Golden Globe® nomination.
Her next film, the Netflix thriller THE KINDERGARTEN TEACHER, which she also produced, opens the Festival on October 4, 2018.
> Conversation moderated by Alec Baldwin
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