EXCLUSIVE: Harry Macqueen, writer-director of the critically acclaimed film Supernova starring Stanley Tucci and Colin Firth, has signed with Anonymous Content. Released in January 2021 by Bleecker Street Films and Studio Canal, Macqueen’s second film Supernova recently was longlisted for the 2021 BAFTAs for Outstanding British Film and Best Supporting Actor. It was selected as one of only 12 films to physically screen at the BFI London Film Festival in 2020 and debuted to tremendous critical praise when it first premiered at the San Sebastian Film Festival that same year.
"Supernova," from actor-turned writer/director Harry Macqueen, is a tender but bittersweet love story about a long-time couple on a road trip to see favorite places and people as one of them struggles with memory loss. In an interview, Macqueen talked about what he learned about making films as an actor reading scripts and observing directors, and what actors Colin Firth and Stanley Tucci brought to his film that was even more than he envisioned.
“Supernova” made me cry and I’m blaming writer/director Harry Macqueen for creating a truthful depiction of a couple accepting the shortcomings of mortality. Stanley Tucci and Colin Firth are great as a long-term couple whose love is tested after Tucci’s Tusker is diagnosed with dementia. I spoke with Tucci and...
One of award season’s more gently romantic offerings is Harry Macqueen’s film Supernova, in which a middle-aged gay couple, Sam (Colin Firth) and Tusker (Stanley Tucci), take a road trip through England’s Lake District as they visit friends and come to terms with Tusker’s diagnosis with young-onset dementia. Speaking during...