Based on a short story by celebrated novelist E.L. Doctorow, this character study tracks the itinerant exploits of the titular character (Jessica Chastain) as she sets off on an aimless, decade-long journey filled with romance, heartbreak, tumult and inspiration. Boasting an all-star cast — including Dermot Mulroney, Michael Vartan and Chazz Palminteri — this indie effort is helmed by director Dan Ireland.
Dan Ireland, born in Vancouver, began his career in 1975 as the co-founder/co-director of The Seattle International Film Festival where he was instrumental in helping launch the American careers of director Paul Verhoeven, and actors Rutger Hauer and Jeroen Krabbe.
In the 1980’s, Ireland was the Owner/Operator of The Egyptian Theatre, the most successful independent theatre in the state of Washington. This theatre is still home to The Seattle International Film Festival, and holds the record for attendance and box-office grosses in the city of Seattle.
In 1993, Ireland moved to Senior Vice President of Production for Cineville, Inc., the ambitious new company responsible for producing the successful independent motion pictures.
For the past four years, Ireland worked with writer Michael Scott Myers, co-producer Benjamin Mouton, and actor/producer Vincent D’Onofrio. Since this collaboration, Ireland and D’Onofrio have formed a production company and plan to produce… read more
A jornada de Jolene, cuja vida complicada desde jovem a empurrou para as más situações, involuntariamente a ser vitima de explorações diversas, quando na verdade ela é carente de amor e carinho. Vale pela integra performance de Jessica Chastain, aqui no seu primeiro papel numa longa-metragem. Magnifica (e sempre se a vê nua). Mesmo assim interessante apesar de ser mais um tele-filme do que algo com ideias de cinema.