Directed by Rebecca Miller

Directed by Rebecca Miller

4 Episodes

Polymath Rebecca Miller began her career as a painter, sculptor, and actor before making the transition to acclaimed writer-director with the boldly original ANGELA. The haunting tale of a young girl who retreats into a spiritual fantasy world to cope with her emotionally volatile mother, the film established what would become hallmarks of Miller’s work: an interest in fraught family dynamics and a unique ability to evoke complex psychological states. These qualities are on full display in her subsequent films, including PERSONAL VELOCITY, an award-winning portrait of three women on the edge based on Miller’s own short stories.

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Directed by Rebecca Miller
  • Rebecca Miller on Her Films

    Episode 1

  • Angela
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    Episode 2

    Angela

    Episode 2

    Directed by Rebecca Miller • 1995 • United States
    Starring Miranda Rhyne, Charlotte Eve Blythe

    Rebecca Miller’s spellbinding debut feature is a searing portrait of a ten-year-old girl (Miranda Rhyne) who—as her mentally ill mother’s sanity deteriorates—retreats into a disturbing imaginative univ...

  • Personal Velocity

    Episode 3

    Directed by Rebecca Miller • 2002 • United States
    Starring Parker Posey, Kyra Sedgwick, Fairuza Balk

    Based on writer/director Rebecca Miller’s book of short stories, PERSONAL VELOCITY finds three American women struggling to make sense of the lives they’ve found themselves living. Though the ...

  • The Ballad of Jack and Rose

    Episode 4

    Directed by Rebecca Miller • 2005 • United States
    Starring Daniel Day-Lewis, Camilla Belle, Catherine Keener

    The utopian dreams of the 1960s bump up against the troubling realities of the modern world in Rebecca Miller’s edgy psychological drama. Daniel Day-Lewis delivers a typically commandi...