Talking Point: Helena Bonham Carter

Helena Bonham Carter, Golden Globe nominee as Best Supporting Actress for “The King’s Speech”, said to HFPA journalists: “”Everyone’s got an opinion about the Queen Mother, because she’s so well known, but my job I guess was to get beneath her public front of amazing sweetness, because underneath she was a very powerful and strong woman. Royal photographer Cecil Beaton described her as a marshmallow, but made with a welding machine, and I felt like I wanted to capture that duality.