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Jena Malone has been playing difficult characters since her breakout role as a sexually abused child in 1996’s Bastard Out Of Carolina - filmed when Jena was just 11. Since then, she’s played half a dozen iconic characters, including Julia Roberts’ reluctant stepdaughter in Stepmom, the dreamy object of Jake Gyllenhaal’s desires in Donnie Darko and the rebellious Lydia Bennet in Pride and Prejudice. Read More
The new Chloe Sevigny and Jena Malone vehicle The Wait is about two sisters, one of whom believes their dead mother will come back to life if her body remains in the house. It’s a sketchy premise that calls for some deft character development to make believable, so it’s to the credit of M. Blash, the film’s writer and director, that he can mostly skim over the original jumping-off point and create a compelling narrative about how we experience loss in our relationships. Read More