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Friday, December 15, 2006

Jessica Biel's new feature film opens today!

Opening nationwide today is Home of the Brave a touching and realistic film about the difficult adjustment veterans experience upon returning home from serving in the Iraq war. IMTA alum, Jessica Biel stars as a single mom who learns to deal with the loss of a hand in this dramatic film which co-stars Samuel L. Jackson. When Jessica was interviewed she spoke about how challenging the role was, learning how to do everyday activities such as getting dressed became an ordeal as an amputee. She plays this character with incredible talent and emotion, really capturing the pain of her character's loss.
Jessica competed at IMTA in 1994 and has appeared in many major motion pictures since. Her last big role was in the Illusionist which opened in September to rave reviews. When Jessica competed at IMTA we all knew she was something special and she has shown everyone worldwide her enormous talent and range of ability in this new heartfelt film.

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