Joshua Marston is a New York-based screenwriter and director. His first fiction film, Maria Full of Grace (2004), received an Academy Award nomination for Best Actress. His second feature, The Forgiveness of Blood (2012), won Silver Bear for Best Screenplay at the Berlin International Film Festival. His latest film, Complete Unknown, is out now through IFC Films and Amazon Studios. He also directed the Coney Island section of New York I Love You, starring Cloris Leachman and Eli Wallach, and episodes of The Newsroom, Six Feet Under, Law & Order, How to Make it in America, In Treatment and The Good Wife.
On the latest episode of the Talkhouse Film podcast, Joshua Marston, the director of the Oscar-nominated Maria Full of Grace, talks with his longtime friend Jesse Moss about Moss’ surprising and compelling Sundance documentary hit The Overnighters, a portrait of a smalltown priest in North Dakota who houses incoming oil workers in his church. For more filmmakers talking film and TV, visit Talkhouse Film at thetalkhouse.com/film.
The music featured in the podcast is as follows:
1. Intro / outro underscore: “Plastic Man vs. The Giant Red Phase Of The Sun” – Iced Ink
Episode engineered and edited by Elia Einhorn