In 1977, Harvey Milk (Sean Penn) becomes the nation's first openly gay man to be voted into public office, joining the San Francisco Board of Supervisors. Using his victory to champion not only gay rights but human rights as well, Milk unites a diverse group of people from across the political spectrum with his outspoken manner and sense of humor. But, as he gains recognition and increases his public profile, Milk also faces hostility from fellow supervisor Dan White (Josh Brolin), the man who would ulitmately take the lives of both Milk and Mayor George Moscone (Victor Garber). Directed by Gus Van Sant. With Emile Hirsch, James Franco, Diego Luna, Alison Pill and Lucas Grabeel. Categories: Biography, Drama, Based on a True Story. Year: 2008.
Alison Pill in Milk
Dan Burns (Steve Carell) is an advice columnist who knows how to help everyone but himself. A dedicated single father, Dan does his best to raise his kids, but he neglects to take time for himself. Things start to change when Dan meets and falls for Marie (Juliette Binoche) at a bookstore, only to learn later that she is dating his brother (Dane Cook). Directed by Peter Hedges. With Dianne Wiest, John Mahoney, Alison Pill, Brittany Robertson and Marlene Lawston. Categories: Comedy, Drama, Romance. Year: 2007.
Alison Pill in Dan in Real Life