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Holly Hunter makes a leading-lady comeback — even if she won't call it that

Holly Hunter makes a leading-lady comeback — even if she won't call it that

The restaurant table was a little wobbly, so Holly Hunter did what every 58-year-old Oscar-winning actress in an elegant outfit would do: she folded up a packet of papers and got down on the floor to fix it.

"Does that work?" she asked in her trademark Lowcountry accent, as she extended her arms and neck to get the balance right. A mischievous smile danced on her lips as she gazed across the room to a team of publicists and assistants — half-expecting, half-seeking their horror.

Satisfied with the furniture equilibrium, she sprang back upright. "Now, where were we?"

Hunter had been in the middle of talking about her new movie, "Strange...

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