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Dennis Lee To Helm "Purple America"

By Garth Franklin Wednesday May 15th 2013 09:51AM
Dennis Lee To Helm "Purple America"

Dennis Lee is set to direct an adaptation of "The Ice Storm" author Rick Moody's 1998 best-selling novel "Purple America" for Mulberry Films.

The story follows a fortysomething who returns to Long Island to visit his invalid mom, and discovers her husband has bailed. He has to learn to face up to responsibilities.

Lee is co-writing the adaptation with Daniel Ragussis. Spanish commercials director Jorge Torregrossa was previously attached.

Source: Deadline

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