Jan 08
2006

Meryl Streep and Marcia Gay Harden are featured in a documentary on Tony Kushner, directed by Freida Lee Mock, which is having its world-premiere at the Sundance Film Festival on January 20, 2006. Full synopsis and airdates can be found here: Perhaps the greatest compliment to Freida Lee Mock’s film is that she does justice to her brilliant subject, entwining interviews with leading theatre artists and personal moments from Kushner’s life with scenes from his plays. Watching Marcia Gay Harden as Laura Bush in a scene from one of Kushner’s lesser-known plays is worth the price of admission itself. Hearing Meryl Streep read a prayer that Kushner wrote asking–no, demanding–God to cure AIDS will tear your heart out.