USA, 2008, 118 Minute Running Time
Topics: Drama, Women
Program: World Cinema Now
Based on a short story by E. L. Doctorow (Ragtime), Jolene is the tale of a young woman's 10-year odyssey traveling cross-country in search of love and independence. Director Dan Ireland (Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont) moves the story forward with a propulsive rhythm and flashes of unexpected humor.
DIRECTOR: Dan Ireland
Producer: Riva Yares, Zachary Matz
Editor: Luis Colina
Screenwriter: Dennis Yares
Cinematographer: Claudio Rocha
Music: Harry Gregson-Williams
Principal Cast: Jessica Chastain, Dermot Mulroney, Frances Fischer, Chazz Palminteri, Michael Vartan
Filmography: Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont (2005), Passionada (2002), The Velocity of Gary (1998), The Whole Wide World (1996)
Print Source: Intandem Films
City of Indian Wells
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