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Abbie Cornish: 'Bright Star' breakout

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Looks like Meryl Streep finally has some Best Actress competition. Australian up-and-comer Abbie Cornish, a standout from past indies like Somersault and Candy, is now having her international breakthrough moment with Bright Star (opening tomorrow), Jane Campion’s love story about poet John Keats and his 18-year-old  neighbor, Fanny Brawne. In part 1 of our OscarWatch interview, Cornish talks about how she pulled off such a dream part.

For more scoop from the Toronto film festival, watch my Matt Damon interview and my festival wrap with Missy Schwartz.

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