Hailee Steinfeld: The portrayal of women on screen is improving
Film star Hailee Steinfeld has said there has been a shift in the portrayal of women on screen, with characters who drive the plot becoming easier to find.
"Female characters are beginning to have more of a say in the meaning of the film," she told the BBC.
"They're not just a love interest or a sidekick or a best friend."
The actress first came to prominence at the age of 13 with an Oscar-nominated performance in the Coen brothers' film True Grit.
Since then, she has starred in the female-fronted comedy Pitch Perfect 2, while her latest film, coming-of-age drama Edge of... read more
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