Jules Director Marc Turtletaub Delves Into Ben Kingsley Dealings With A Crash-Landed Alien

Jules is now playing in theaters.

Ben Kingsley, Harriet Sansom Harris, and Jane Curtin with an Alien in Jules.

Marc Turtletaub, a skilled and versatile figure in film production and direction with a talent for compelling storytelling, has a brand new film Jules starring Ben Kingsley. Before this film, Turtletaub made an indelible mark on the industry. He gained recognition for his involvement in films such as “Little Miss Sunshine” (2006), which received critical acclaim and several Academy Award nominations. Turtletaub co-founded Big Beach Productions, a company renowned for supporting innovative and character-driven films. His feature debut, “The Puzzle” (2018), showcased his penchant for exploring human emotions and relationships. Turtletaub remains dedicated to crafting stories that resonate with audiences profoundly. Watch our interview below!

Directed by Turtletaub, JULES stars Kingsley as Milton.

The film also stars Harriet Sansom Harris, Jane Curtin, Zoë Winters, and Jade Quon. Kingsley plays a man who lives a quiet routine in a small western Pennsylvania town. However, his day is upended when a UFO and its extra-terrestrial passenger crash land in his backyard. Before long, Milton develops a close relationship with the extra-terrestrial he calls “Jules.” Things become complicated when two neighbors (Samson Harris and Curtin) discover Jules, and the government quickly closes in. What follows is a funny, wildly inventive ride as the three neighbors find meaning and connection later in life – thanks to this unlikely stranger.

“Jules” weaves drama, sci-fi, and human connection in a heartwarming film.

It offers a balanced story blending drama, science fiction, and comedy. Ben Kingsley’s portrayal of Milton is extraordinary. He infuses the character with depth and emotion that resonates long after the credits roll. The chemistry between Kingsley, Harriet Sansom Harris, and Jane Curtin creates a dynamic trio that adds an extra layer of charm to the narrative. As the encounter with Jules draws the government’s attention, the film turns thrilling. It showcases an imaginative plot that keeps the audience on the edge of their seats. What stands out is how the film remains grounded and relatable despite its fantastical elements. This film is a rare gem that offers a heartfelt, touching, and thought-provoking experience. Viewers will surely walk away with a renewed appreciation for the power of human connection and the limitless possibilities that lie beyond our understanding.

Rating: 4 out of 5.

Turtletaub’s directorial journey exemplifies his desire to delve into thought-provoking narratives. Known for his deliberate and patient approach to storytelling, he seeks to explore the nuances of human experiences through his films. Turtletaub has the ability to elicit authentic performances from his cast while infusing his projects with emotional depth. As he continues to navigate the dual roles of producer and director, Marc Turtletaub’s contributions to cinema remain a testament to his dedication to bringing original stories to the forefront, creating a lasting impact on the cinematic landscape.

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Sean Tajipour is the Founder and Editor of Nerdtropolis and the host of the Moviegoers Society Podcast. He is also a member of the Critics Choice Association. You can follow on Twitter and Instagram @Seantaj.

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