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Films By Jesse Peretz

In a small fishing village in the steamy bayou country Joey and Sissel explore their first real relationship in the confines of a single room and the seemingly never ending Louisiana summer. They make love, exchange pillow talk, stories and romantic ideals and search for one another's identity. The ... Read more
Every family has an idiot. ... An endearing performance from Paul Rudd supercharges this comedy about well-meaning man-child Ned Rochlin, whose blundering optimism sets him on a collision course with his family. ... Jailed for selling pot, Ned finds upon his release from prison he that he's been ... Read more
A teenage girl and her father are driving to a town where her mother is now living, to ask her to come home with them. They spend the night in a small motel en route where the girl has a strange run-in with the night clerk. Cre­ating a disturbing sense of the girl's repressed emotional pain ... Read more
The Chateau is a culture-clash comedy, shot on digital video in the south of France—a complete change of pace from Jesse Peretz's 1997 debut First Love. Last Rites. The setting a badly maintained chateau in the French countryside inherited by American brothers Graham ad Alex. When they ... Read more
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