Jesus' Son Movie Review 1999

Information and Film Reviews for Jesus' Son the Movie

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Crudup gives a fine performance as a sweet, passive, bungling druggie known only as FH (which stands for F***head). He falls for reckless heroin-addict Michelle (Morton), ODs, gets saved, gets dumped, gets in a car wreck, and eventually cleans up and finds some kind of peace working in an Arizona nursing home. There's really not much plot; it's the characters that carry things along. Film is set in the '70s and based on Dennis Johnson's 1992 collection of short stories.

Distribution

Universal Studios Home Video, 100 Universal City Plz., Universal City, CA 91608-9955, Phone: (818)777-1000, Fax: (818)866-1483, URL: http://www.universalstudios.com, Remarks: Does not handle retail queries from consumers; contact your local video distributor.

Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 109 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Rehab, Period Piece: 1970s, Drug Use & Abuse
Screenplay
Elizabeth Cuthrell, David Urrutia, Oren Moverman
Cast
Billy Crudup, Samantha Morton, Denis Leary, Holly Hunter, Dennis Hopper, Jack Black, Will Patton, Greg Germann
Cinematography
Adam Kimmel
Director
Alison Maclean
Music
Joe Henry
Producer
Lions Gate Films

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