Heart-wrenching...manages the tensions in its subject and in the vérité approach in a fruitful, illuminating and surprisingly moving way.
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Running from Crazy

Running from Crazy is a documentary examining the personal journey of model and actress Mariel Hemingway, the granddaughter of Ernest Hemingway, as she strives for a greater understanding of her family history of suicide and mental illness. Through stunning archival footage of the three Hemingway sisters and intimate verite moments with Mariel herself, the film examines the remarkable though often heartbreaking Hemingway legacy. As Mariel comes to terms with the tragedies of her family's past that have shaped the course of her life, deeply hidden secrets are revealed and truths emerge. Through it all, Mariel finds a way to overcome a similar fate for herself and her daughters, brings awareness to an issue she's deeply passionate about, and discovers an inner strength and peace.

Played at

Playhouse 7, 11.08.13 - 11.14.13
Rated NR
Genre: Bio-pic, Documentary
Web Site: https://www.facebo...
Runtime: 100 min
Language: English

Director: Barbara Kopple
FEATURED REVIEW: Ian Thompson, Daily Telegraph
Ernest Hemingway, the American author, deep-sea fisherman and dipsomaniac, was a casebook of neuroses. Beneath the grizzly exterior was man prone to the bleakest of depressions. Hemingway’s insecurities have been attributed variously to homosexuality, undiagnosed bipolar disor...