Joshua Marston

Joshua Jacob Marston (born August 13, 1968) is an American screenwriter and film director best known for the film Maria Full of Grace.

Joshua Marston
Born (1968-08-13) August 13, 1968 (ageĀ 51)
Occupationscreenwriter, film director

Born in Los Angeles County, California, he graduated from Beverly Hills High School. Marston worked in Paris as an intern for Life, then for ABC News during the Gulf War.[1] He returned to the United States and earned a master's degree in Political science from University of Chicago in 1994 before earning a Master of Fine Arts in film at New York University.[2]

Marston also directed an episode of Six Feet Under, and Episode 7 of The Newsroom in 2012. Marston directed a segment of the collective film New York, I Love You.

His 2011 film The Forgiveness of Blood premiered in competition at the 61st Berlin International Film Festival and competed for the Golden Bear.[3][4] Along with Andamion Murataj, Marston won the Silver Bear for Best Script.[5]

In 2016, Marston made his English-language debut on Complete Unknown starring Rachel Weisz and Michael Shannon, which had its world premiere at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival.[6][7] The film was released on August 26, 2016 by Amazon Studios & IFC Films.[8] In 2018, his film Come Sunday is released on Netflix.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Hundley, Jessica (July 15, 2004). DVD RE-RUN INTERVIEW: Fly-on-the-Wall Fiction: Joshua Marston on "Maria Full of Grace." Archived October 29, 2006, at the Wayback Machine indieWIRE
  2. ^ Gallagher, Steve (Summer 2002). 25 new faces of independent film 2002. Filmmaker Magazine
  3. ^ "The Competition of the 61st Berlinale". Berlinale. Retrieved January 20, 2011.
  4. ^ "Spacey, Moore and 3D in focus at Berlin film fest". Yahoo News. Retrieved January 20, 2011.
  5. ^ "The Awards / Die Preise" (PDF). Berlinale.de. Berlin International Film Festival. February 19, 2011. Retrieved February 20, 2011.
  6. ^ Lavalee, Eric (November 5, 2014). "Alice in Changes; Rachel Weisz & Michael Shannon Takes Seats at Joshua Marston's Table Drama". Ioncinema.com. Retrieved January 8, 2017.
  7. ^ "SUNDANCE INSTITUTE COMPLETES FEATURE FILM LINEUP FOR 2016 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL". sundance.org. January 7, 2015. Retrieved January 8, 2017.
  8. ^ Mazzanti, Mike (August 10, 2016). "Rachel Weisz Complicates Michael Shannon's Perfect Life in Trailer For 'Complete Unknown'". The Film Stage. Retrieved January 8, 2017.

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