Helena's Mother Says Kenneth Is 'Marvellous'
PA News, November 6, 1997
by Simon Holden
British actress Helena Bonham
Carter refused to talk about her lover Kenneth Branagh but he
was given a ringing endorsement by his prospective mother-in-law.
Elena Bonham Carter flew into
London with her daughter on Concorde just two hours before the
gala premiere of Keep the Aspidistra Flying, in which Helena
Helena would only say: "I'm
not prepared to say anything about that at the moment" when
asked about possible wedding plans.
But her mother was far more forthcoming,
saying: "I think he is a marvellous man, very nice."
Branagh is filming in the United
States with Woody Allen and could not make the premiere in London's
Helena said she was exhausted
after attending a premiere on Wednesday night in New York.
"The flight was very nice
and very quick and I've never flown on Concorde before. I can't
believe I was in New York five hours ago. I'm completely spaced
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