Films By Alison Maclean

Filled with stinging humour and standout performances, Jesus' Son is a mixture of road movie and redemptive table set in the drug subculture of the 1970s. Based on Denis Johnson's acclaimed short stories, this is a film for anyone who embraced Drugstore Cowboy and My Own Private Idaho. ... FH (Billy Crudup) - short for Fuckhead - is a hazy-eyed young man who wants only to do good and believes he h... Read more
Persons of Interest USAIn the fog of paranoia and outright fear in the weeks following 9/11, the US Attorney General invoked 'national security' as a reason to round up and detain more than 5,000 Arab or Muslim immigrants. The Department of Justice has never released accurate figures of exactly how many people were pulled out of their homes, workplaces and schools and then spirited off to various ... Read more
"It was going to take somebody very particular to tease the drama out of Eleanor Catton’s singular debut novel, The Rehearsal … [luckily] stories of sexual yearning and moral quandaries are [Alison Maclean’s] thing." – Metro NZ ... Acclaimed director Alison Maclean (Person of Interest, MIFF 2004; Jesus’ Son, MIFF 2000) returns to New Zealand (home to her breakout feature, Crush) for this highly an... Read more
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