Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role 1979
SEX WORKER ROLE
Emily Delahunty in My House in Umbria 2003
Wins Emmy Award For Playing A Prostitute
Maggie Smith in My House in Umbria 2003
“My House in Umbria” was an HBO made-for-television movie based on a novella of the same name by William Trevor. The film centers on a group of survivors following a terrorist attack. All of them have decided to recuperate from the trauma at the home of a fellow victim. Maggie plays Emily Delahunty, a former prostitute turned romance novelist. She is the one who opens up her home to her fellow survivors to recover from their ordeal. Soon, Emily becomes attached to Aimee, a young American girl who is now an orphan after both parents got killed in the attack.
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