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Bening pays tribute to femme roles

Thesp has no gripes about lack of quality material

Annette Bening drew a standing ovation befitting the diva she played onscreen at the Oct. 11 Variety screening for “Being Julia” at the ArcLight.

During the Q&A sesh, Bening said she had no gripes about a lack of quality femme roles. “I can’t complain — the things I’ve been asked to do have been so interesting and have had such variety,” she said. “Many filmmakers have to fight to get things made and women have to do the same thing.”

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