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Gabrielle Roy

This documentary is about one of Canada's most important woman of letters. A visual and intellectual delight, this film is a tribute to the highly acclaimed literary works and fascinating life of Gabrielle Roy. Gabrielle Roy was a fiercely independent woman who defied her destiny and broke gender boundaries in post-war Canada. She was a modern writer and reporter ahead of her time. Award-winning director Léa Pool captures the fragility and greatness of Gabrielle Roy's life by travelling to the places that served as a backdrop for her singular journey.
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2018; 1998
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Everything Is Copy

Everything Is Copyprofiles the life of Nora Ephron, the writer/director who was known for her acerbic wit and whose films include such cultural touchstones asSilkwood,When Harry Met Sally, andSleepless in Seattle. Written and directed by her son, Jacob Bernstein, the 89-minute film is Bernstein’s personal investigation into his mother’s favorite motto, “Everything is copy”—a philosophy that all that happens in life, good and bad,is fodder for comedy. The film charts Ephron’s career, starting from an early stint as a reporter for theNew York Postto regular columnist forEsquire, theNew York TimesandCosmopolitan; her rise to become one of Hollywood’s most sought-after writer/directors; as well as her high-profile relationshipswith celebrities in Hollywood and in the literary world; and, [...]
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2018; 2016