Dan Sallitt’s previous films are THE UNSPEAKABLE ACT (2012), ALL THE SHIPS AT SEA (2004), HONEYMOON (1998), and POLLY PERVERSE STRIKES AGAIN! (1986). THE UNSPEAKABLE ACT won Best Film in the Independent Visions Competition at 2012 Sarasota Film Festival, played several major festivals (including Rotterdam, Vienna, Karlovy Vary, Edinburgh, Melbourne, and BAMcinemaFest), and is distributed by Cinema Guild.
Sallitt was born in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania and attended Harvard College and UCLA's school of Theater, Film and Television. He was the head film critic for the Los Angeles Reader, and writes film criticism for MUBI and his own blog Thanks for the Use of the Hall. His monograph on Japanese director Mikio Naruse is online at https://mikionaruse.wordpress.com.