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New York Film Festival 2016: The Rehearsal Gets A New Movie Trailer

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New York Film Festival 2016: The Rehearsal Gets A New Movie Trailer

Alison Maclean (Jesus’ Son) returns to her New Zealand filmmaking roots with a multilayered coming-of-age story about a young actor (James Rolleston) searching for the truth of a character he’s playing onstage and the resulting moral dilemma in his personal life. Set largely in a drama school, featuring Kerry Fox as a diva-like teacher who tries to shape her student’s raw talent, The Rehearsal, adapted from the novel by Eleanor Catton, demystifies actors and acting in order to reveal the moments where craft becomes art. The same happens with Maclean’s understated but penetrating filmmaking. Her concentration on the quotidian yields a finale that borders on the sublime.

The Rehearsal” was directed by Alison Maclean.

The New York Film Festival will run from Sept 30-Oct 16.

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