Amanda Watson (how to build a girl)

Beanie Feldstein

The movie introduces an overweight misfit teenager with a talent for writing, engaging in conversations with the posters in his room and struggling with general skepticism, who decides to change her look to achieve success.

Emma Thompson – How to build a girl

Emma, amazing as always, stars in a pivotal scene as the magazine editor Amanda Watson.

Emma Thompson and Beanie Feldstein

The film is based on Caitlin Moran‘s semi-autobiographical novel and is directed by Coky Giedroyc.

Emma Thompson stars as Amanda Watson

Here is a short extract of the scene played by Emma.

How to build a girl – Emma Thompson