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Why Sigourney Weaver Loved Her ‘The Good House’ Role: ‘Women in Their 60s Don’t Really Have a Voice’ (Video)

Why Sigourney Weaver Loved Her ‘The Good House’ Role: ‘Women in Their 60s Don’t Really Have a Voice’ (Video)

Sigourney Weaver was drawn to her new movie “The Good House” for multiple reasons — mainly because she feels that “women in their 60s don’t really have a voice in film.”

“How often in my life have I been sent a script that’s just about a great dame?” Weaver told TheWrap’s Sharon Waxman during a video interview at the Toronto International Film Festival. “In this case, Hildy is in her 60s, and women in their 60s don’t really have a voice in film, especially, in Hildy’s case, such a funny voice. I just found it very entertaining, very touching — she’s got some issues like all of us!”

The actress, who is 71, said she also connected to the character of Hildy, a realtor in New England whose life unravels when she hooks up with an old flame (played by Kevin Kline).

“It’s so exciting to

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