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Loving Highsmith (2022)

English · DVD

US Version | Region code  1
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Loving Highsmith is a unique look at the life of celebrated American author Patricia Highsmith based on her diaries and notebooks and the intimate reflections of her lovers, friends and family. Focusing on Highsmith’s quest for love and her troubled identity, the film sheds new light on her life and writing. Most of Highsmith’s novels were adapted for the big screen; the best known of these are Strangers on a Train and The Talented Mr. Ripley. Carol, a partly autobiographic novel, was the first lesbian story with a happy ending to be published in 1950s America. But Highsmith herself was forced to lead a double life and had to hide her vibrant love affairs from her family and the public. Only in her unpublished writings did she reflect on her private life. Excerpts from these notes voiced by Gwendoline Christie (Game of Thrones, Top of the Lake), beautifully interwoven with archival material of her and her most famous novel adaptations, create a vivid, touching portrait of one of the most fascinating female writers.

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Director Eva Vitija
Label Zeitgeist Films
 
Genre Documentary > Potrait, Biography
Documentary > Gay & Lesbian
Documentary > Art, Architecture, Design
Content DVD
Publication date 01.11.2022
Audio English
Length 87 Minutes
Screen 16/9
Year of production 2022
Original title Loving Highsmith (German)
Version US Version
Region code 1
 

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