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Allison Anders (Mary Allison Anders)

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Biography

Ashland, Kentucky, USA
Anders weathered a rough childhood and young adult life which not only encouraged an escapist penchant for making up characters but also an insider's sympathy for the strong but put-upon women who people her films. Growing up in rural Kentucky, Anders would always remember hanging onto her father's leg at age five as he abandoned her family. Traveling frequently with her mother and sisters, Anders would later be raped at age 12, endure abuse from a stepfather who once threatened her with a gun, and suffer a mental breakdown at age 15. Read more...

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Character: Herself - Director of 'Gas - Food - Lodging'

This Film Is Not Yet Rated 2006

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