Though Alan Ball’s latest film “Uncle Frank” is not autobiographical, it is very personal, and it led him back to directing and back to film for the first time in over a decade. And in order to write this story, he had to get in touch with his roots.
“I’m a playwright, and I’m from the South, so I have an inner Tennessee Williams, and over the years it took off and became ultimately what it is now, ‘Uncle Frank,’” Ball said at TheWrap Studio in Sundance.
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