Jonathan Caouette

Biography

Texas native Jonathan Caouette first left his mark on the world of cinema as the director of the impressionistic documentary Tarnation -- a kaleidoscopic meditation on what it was like to be raised by a schizophrenic mother. Caouette was prompted to sort through old Super-8 home movies, photographs, audio recordings, and other various pop-culture snippets after his mother overdosed on lithium, and...