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Unconditional Love : A Memoir of Filmmaking and Motherhood - Jocelyn Moorhouse

Unconditional Love

A Memoir of Filmmaking and Motherhood

Paperback Published: 16th April 2019
ISBN: 9781925773484
Number Of Pages: 320

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Jocelyn Moorhouse has a successful career as a gifted scriptwriter and film director, as well as a maintaining a marriage and a family of four children. How did she do it? Her memoir is a moving story of growing up with adoring parents and siblings. She knew early on that she wanted to be a filmmaker, and her dreams were encouraged by her family and by her teachers. Meeting P.J. Hogan, becoming parents and filmmakers together was a turning point. But when they discovered that two of their children were autistic, Jocelyn's life turned upside down.

In Unconditional Love, she talks from the heart, with humour and intelligence, about her fears for her children, the highs and lows in her international career, about Hollywood and home, and about her love for what she does best-filmmaking and motherhood.

About the Author

Jocelyn Moorhouse, award-winning screenplay writer and film director, was born in Melbourne in 1960. She has directed numerous films, including Proof, How to Make an American Quilt, A Thousand Acres and The Dressmaker. She has produced some of her husband P.J. Hogan's films, including Muriel's Wedding and Mental. They have four children, two of whom are autistic.

Industry Reviews

`A darkly clever Australian drama...Miss Moorhouse's direction is as crisply - New York Times on Proof

`An enormously compelling character study.' - Guardian on Proof

`The triumph of the prodigal daughter.' - Sydney Morning Herald on The Dressmaker

ISBN: 9781925773484
ISBN-10: 1925773485
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 320
Published: 16th April 2019
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 23.2 x 15.2  x 2.3
Weight (kg): 0.43

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