Anais Observed (1999)

Genres - History, Language & Literature  |   Sub-Genres - Biography  |   Run Time - 60 min.  |  
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Directed by Robert Snyder, this 1973 documentary profiles Paris-born Anaïs Nin, author of modern, feminine erotica and The Diary of Anaïs Nin, which dealt with her numerous love affairs and life in 1930s Europe. Highlights of this documentary include interview footage in which Nin discusses her love affair with author Henry Miller and friendships and acquaintances with various famous people who influenced her work, such as D.H. Lawrence, Otto Rank, Kenneth Anger, and Martha Graham.



social-commentary, writing, philosophy, eroticism, artist, avant-garde