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Jesus' Son

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Billy Crudup, Samantha Morton, ...
Larry Riley

Jesus' Son

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
runtime:
107 minutes
Wide Release Date:
06/16/00
performer:
Billy Crudup, Samantha Morton, Jack Black, Dennis Hopper, Holly Hunter
director:
Alison Maclean
Producers:
Alliance Atlantis Communications, Blue Sky Studios, Evenstar Productions
distributor:
Lions Gate Films
author:
Elizabeth Cuthrell, Oren Moverman, David Urrutia
genre:
Drama

We gave it a B+

Billy Crudup stars as a wayward druggie nicknamed FH (that’s short for ”F— Head”) in director Alison Maclean’s adaptation of Denis Johnson’s 1993 book. Lions Gate was so high on Crudup’s raw performance that the studio initially planned a limited Oscar-touting release last December