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Joyce Carol Oates: A Body in the Service of Mind

Available for

Virtual

On-demand

In-person

Available for screenings until

Jan 01, 2030

Available for screenings in

United States of America

Brought to you by

Greenwich Entertainment

About the film

One of the country’s preeminent writers, Joyce Carol Oates is the author of more than 100 books, including Them, We Were the Mulvaneys, and Blonde. In this candid and revealing documentary, she provides insight into her life, creative process, and the events that have shaped her writings, including the 1967 Detroit Riot, the Chappaquiddick incident, and the tragic life of Marilyn Monroe. Featuring readings by Oscar winner Laura Dern.

Genre

Documentary

Runtime

1h 33m

Released

2023

Director

Stig Björkman

Producer

Stina Gardell

Cast

Joyce Carol Oates, Laura Dern

Awards & recognition

HotDocs

Official Selection

Telluride Film Festival

Official Selection

What people are saying

An unruly genius.

Leo Robson

The New Yorker

A ruthless observer of American society.

Trinidad Barleycorn

Variety

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