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Jerusha Hess

‘Austenland’ Director, Distributor Embrace Fun, Female-Centric Film

Jerusha Hess and Sony Pictures Classics co-president Michael Barker talk about their attraction to the Jane Austen-themed romantic comedy, starring Keri Russell.

No Men Allowed: How Sony Pictures Classics Is Wooing Women Only to ‘Austenland’

Female-only screenings and a "high tea" at Jane Seymour's house highlight a unique new marketing push for the romantic comedy; says SPC co-president Tom Bernard of men, "We just said 'Fine, it's not for you. Don't see it. Can't come.' "

Austenland: Sundance Review

Jerusha Hess's very commercial debut sends Keri Russell into a Jane Austen themed resort