A Memoir of Filmmaking and Motherhood
by Jocelyn Moorhouse
Pub Date 14 Feb 2020
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A moving personal account, from the director of The Dressmaker, of parenting kids with high needs, and of rebuilding her filmmaking career after taking a break to support their needs.
Jocelyn Moorhouse has a successful career as a gifted scriptwriter and film director, as well as a maintaining a marriage and a family of four children. When Jocelyn and her husband discovered that two of their children were autistic, her life turned upside down.
In Unconditional Love, she talks from the heart, with humor and intelligence, about the highs and lows in her international career, about Hollywood and family, and about the things she loves best - filmmaking and motherhood.
"A shining example of the strength of mothers. Jocelyn’s sensitivity and humor made me fall in love with her passion for filmmaking and her family. Her resilience is inspiring and beautiful."—Nicole Kidman
"A beguiling memoir, written from the heart, revealing a life lived truly."—Cate Blanchett
"An exquisite and often heartbreaking balancing act of storyteller, wife and mother."—Rachel Griffiths
"Through deeply personal ruminations about herself and her family, the director makes the point that being a great artist is never as important as being a good human being."—Guardian