New Documentary Joan Didion: The Center Will Not Hold Now Streaming on Netflix




Quick note: Netflix just launched a new documentary Joan Didion: The Center Will Not Hold. It’s a portrait (naturally) of the now 82-year-old literary icon, Joan Didion, that’s directed by her own nephew Griffin Dunne. If you have a Netflix account, you can start streaming the 90 minute documentary here. If you don’t, you could always sign up for Netflix’s 30-day free trial.

If you read the reviews of the film (at the New Yorker, New York Times, NPR, etc), you’ll hear echoes of what Godfrey Cheshire has to say over at RogerEbert.com:

A fond and appreciative portrait of one of American journalism’s superstars, “Joan Didion: The Center Will Not Hold” may not contain any revelations that will surprise those who’ve followed Didion’s eloquent, often autobiographical writing over the years. But the fact that it was made by her nephew, actor/filmmaker Griffin Dunne, gives it a warmth and intimacy that might not have graced a more standard documentary.

Again, you can start streaming here

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