Jesus' Son

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Release Date:

  • July 7, 2000

1h 49m | Drama


This is the story of a young man's circuitous journey from drug dependency and petty crime to a life redeemed by this startling discovery of compassion. The story is set in the drug subculture of the 1970's, and it's protagonist -- a young man in his twenties (Crudup) -- spends his days high on drugs, stealing, or scamming a quick buck. On the other hand, he is also driven by an overwhelming desire to help those around him, but he repeatedly fails.

Almost by a miracle, redemption does come to him. Now, whoever he meets, his attempts to prove his worth are either oddly touching, futile or often both.

Director: Alison Maclean
Studio: Lions Gate Films
Producer(s): David Urrutia, Elizabeth Cuthrell, Lydia Dean Pilcher
Cast: Billy Crudup, Samantha Morton, Denis Leary, Holly Hunter, Dennis Hopper, Jack Black, Michael Shannon, Miranda July, Will Patton
Writer(s): Elizabeth Cuthrell, Oren Moverman, David Urrutia


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