Kathleen Hepburn: Understanding strength

April 5, 2018Never Steady, Never Still

Jacqueline Ranit/ Montecristo Magazine The film opens to a bouncing tide, painted in the vivid hues of an early sunrise. Gently occupying the silence is the delicate voice of Shirley Henderson, of Trainspotting and Harry Potter fame, who appears in a white nightgown waist-deep in the ocean, surrounded by purple waves and an otherworldly sky. … Read More

Film News Roundup

April 2, 2018Never Steady, Never Still

Dave McNary/ Variety PRODUCTION STARTS Production has launched in Vancouver on “The Body Remembers When the World Broke Open,” co-written and co-directed by Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers and Kathleen Hepburn. The film marks the feature-length directorial debut for Tailfeathers, who was awarded the Sundance Institute’s 2018 Merata Mita Fellowship. The film is inspired by a transformative moment in her … Read More

Thunderbird Releasing Unveil the Trailer and Poster for Kathleen Hepburn’s NEVER STEADY, NEVER STILL Featuring Shirley Henderson

March 21, 2018Never Steady, Never Still, Thunderbird Releasing

Fan Carpet/FC Admin Ahead of its release next month, The Fan Carpet are delighted to bring you the Trailer and Poster for Kathleen Hepburn’s NEVER STEADY, NEVER STILL, courtesy of Thunderbird Releasing! From first-time filmmaker Kathleen Hepburn, NEVER STEADY, NEVER STILL is a tender and heart-breaking story of a physically disabled mother and her discontent son – each alienated from … Read More

Never Steady, Never Still a stunning first film for Vancouverite

March 8, 2018Never Steady, Never Still

Dana Gee/ The Vancouver Sun When writer/director Kathleen Hepburn thought about the lead in her first feature film, Never Steady, Never Still, Scottish actor Shirley Henderson was first to come to mind. But with a resume that includes co-starring performances in Trainspotting, Bridget Jones’s Diary, 24 Hour Party People and Harry Potter, you wouldn’t think the actor would even see the … Read More

Why Wasn’t I Invited to That Party? Looking at the Past for Answers, Hunting a Hunter and WhoHaha!

March 2, 2018Never Steady, Never Still

What She Said/ Christine Bentley & Kate Wheeler  Never Steady, Never Still the stunning debut feature from writer-director Kathleen Hepburn stars the fearless Scottish actress, rural Canadian accent and all, Shirley Henderson, as a vulnerable wife and mother living in remote northern B.C. The vastness of the land around them means domestic tasks are challenging or … Read More

Never Steady, Never Still feels lived-in, rich and achingly real

February 28, 2018Never Steady, Never Still

Radheyan Simonpillai/ Now Toronto Kathleen Hepburn’s family drama – nominated for several Canadian Screen Awards – hits hard NEVER STEADY, NEVER STILL (Kathleen Hepburn). 112 minutes. Opens Friday (March 2). See listings. Rating: NNNN Small, exquisite moments of searching for comfort in dire circumstances are what hit hard in Never Steady, Never Still, Kathleen Hepburn’s … Read More

Never Steady, Never Still enters the pantheon of great B.C. films

February 28, 2018Never Steady, Never Still, Thunderbird Releasing

Adrian Mack/ The Georgia Straight  Starring Shirley Henderson. Rated 14A Adapted from her own acclaimed short, Never Steady, Never Still is a breakthrough feature debut for Vancouver-based writer-director Kathleen Hepburn. It arrives with a handful of awards from last year’s Vancouver International Film Festival, a whopping eight Canadian Screen Award nominations, and a place inside … Read More

Thunderbird Announces Theatrical Release of Never Steady, Never Still

February 16, 2018Never Steady, Never Still

Nicola Pender / Thunderbird February 16th, 2018 / Vancouver – Thunderbird is pleased to announce the theatrical release of writer-director Kathleen Hepburn’s feature film debut Never Steady, Never Still. The critically acclaimed film, starring Shirley Henderson, will premiere with exclusive runs at select Cineplex theatres in Vancouver and Toronto starting on March 2nd and will expand to additional Canadian cities throughout the … Read More

Kim’s Convenience actors Andrew Phung and Paul Sun-Hyung Lee among local nominees for Canadian Screen Awards

January 16, 2018Kim's Convenience, Never Steady, Never Still

Victoria Ahearn/ Calgary Herald Kim’s Convenience actors Andrew Phung and Paul Sun-Hyung Lee and Peter Oldring of CBC’s radio/web series This is That are among the Calgarians or former Calgarians who earned Canadian Screen Award nominations. Calgarian Andrew Phung received a nomination for best supporting or guest actor in a series for his role in … Read More