Jed Spingarn

Mary Agnes Donoghue's year

Mary Agnes Donoghue is having a very big year. Not only did she pen the script for Paradise but the film also marks her debut as a director. As if that were not enough, Donoghue is the coproducer and cowriter of another feature opening this month: Deceived, a thriller starring Goldie Hawn. ”I might have to go to a rest home from the anxiety,” the Queens, N.Y.-born Donoghue joked after a recent 16-hour workday. How does a woman in male-dominated Hollywood come to wear the same triple-threat hats as Woody and Spike?

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