Director Alison Maclean (Jesus’ Son) sat down with film critic and NYFF Selection Committee member Amy Taubin to talk about her new film The Rehearsal at the first press conference of the 54th New York Film Festival. The film, Maclean’s first feature in a over a decade, adapted from The Luminaries author Eleanor Catton’s first novel, will screen in the NYFF’s Main Slate section.

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