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Despite playing with the boys, Jerusha Hess would rather make films for girls

The film’s writer and director Jerusha Hess (right) with Feild at the Elliot Hotel recently.

“My mother says, ‘What happened in your childhood?’ I say, ‘Mom, you provided me with seven brothers.’ I was in a boy world my whole life,” says Hess, 33, in Boston recently to talk about her latest film.

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