Joan Didion: The Center Will Not Hold (2017)

Genres - Culture & Society, Language & Literature  |   Sub-Genres - Biography, Careers, Literary Studies  |   Release Date - Oct 27, 2017 (USA - Limited)  |   Run Time - 98 min.  |   Countries - United States   |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Synopsis by Jack Rodgers

This documentary profiles legendary American author Joan Didion, best known for her essays about the tumultuous social changes of the 1960s. The film includes archival footage; past interviews with Didion; and an extensive dialogue between her and her nephew, actor Griffin Dunne, as she reflects on the shattering experience of losing her husband and daughter. Dunne also directed.

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America, cultural-identity, family-history, lifestyle, politics, writer