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 (born 4 September 1960) 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. In October 2014, she started filming The Dressmaker, with Kate Winslet and Judy Davis.[6]


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