Jocelyn Moorhouse

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Jocelyn Moorhouse
Born (1960-09-04) 4 September 1960 (age 54)
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Occupation Film director, screenwriter
Spouse(s) P.J. Hogan

Jocelyn Denise Moorhouse is an Australian writer and film director born in Victoria, Australia on 4 September 1960.

Moorhouse did her HSC year in 1978 at Vermont High School where her mother taught art, which is the same high school that Gillian Armstrong attended a few years earlier. She went on to direct films such as Proof,[1] How to Make an American Quilt[2] and A Thousand Acres.[3] In 2005 she commenced as the director for Russell Crowe's film Eucalyptus, but resigned within days of starting work on it.[4]

She is married to film director P. J. Hogan, and produced his film Muriel's Wedding.[5] In 2012, Moorhouse was a producer on another P. J. Hogan directed film, Mental.

In 2012, Moorhouse directed her first play Sex with Strangers for the Sydney Theatre Company.


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