Join actress Mariel Hemingway, granddaughter of legendary author Ernest Hemingway, as she examines the mental illness and suicide that colors her family’s history and tries to avert that fate for herself and her daughters. By mixing in remarkable archival footage of the three Hemingway sisters, two-time Academy Award®-winner Barbara Kopple expands one famous family’s deeply embedded truths into a broad picture of the courage it takes to face the past and change your future.
Length: 104 minutes
Premiere: New York
Director: Barbara Kopple
Producer: Barbara Kopple, David Cassidy
Cast: Mariel Hemingway
BARBARA KOPPLE is an award-winning filmmaker whose recent projects include A Force of Nature, The House of Steinbrenner, the Emmy-nominated Woodstock: Now and Then and Shut Up & Sing. She is on the American Film Institute’s board of trustees and actively participates in organizations that address social issues and support independent filmmaking.