Joan Didion: The Center Will Not Hold — Trailer


added: Wed, Oct 11th '17

Check out the trailer for the new Netflix original documentary "Joan Didion: The Center Will Not Hold," premiering this week at the New York Film Festival.

Directed by veteran New York actor and filmmaker Griffin Dunne (who, by the way, is the nephew of Joan Didion), the documentary chronicles the 50-year career of the renowned writer, noted for her journalistic style and her cultural views.

As a figure in the 1960s and '70s counterculture movement, Didion wrote a number of best-selling books and magazine essays, covering a wide range of subjects that included everything from politics and the drug culture to the Charles Manson murders and the Patty Hearst trial. She also co-wrote several film screenplays with her husband John Gregory Dunne, which included 1971's "The Panic in Needle Park," 1972's "Play It as It Lays" and 1996's "Up Close and Personal."

The documentary will also delve into Didion's personal life, including the tragic deaths of her husband and daughter.

"Joan Didion: The Center Will Not Hold" will be released Friday, October 27th on Netflix.

Literary icon Joan Didion reflects on her remarkable career and personal struggles in this intimate documentary directed by her nephew, Griffin Dunne.


directed by   Griffin Dunne

release date   October 27, 2017 (on Netflix)

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