CELEBRITY: DOMINICK DUNNE

By Kirsty DE GARIS, Tim JOLLEY

FILM ART MEDIA - as PROD

Documentary - Completed 2008


    • Year of production
    • 2008
    • Genres
    • Documentary
    • Countries
    • AUSTRALIA
    • Languages
    • ENGLISH
    • Budget
    • 0.3 - 0.6 M$
    • Director(s)
    • Kirsty DE GARIS, Tim JOLLEY
    • Writer(s)
    • Kirsty DE GARIS, Tim JOLLEY
    • Producer(s)
    • Tim JOLLEY (Road Trip Film), Kirsty DE GARIS (Road Trip Film), Sue MASLIN (Film Art Doco)
    • Synopsis
    • The inside scoop on the world’s most famous chronicler in the Age of Celebrity. Vanity Fair Special Correspondent Dominick Dunne has become known the world over for his vociferous championing of the rights of the victim in high-profile murder cases. His powerful commentaries have made compelling reading in Vanity Fair for a quarter of a century. Now, aged 81, Dunne is about to embark on yet another chapter in his varied, courageous life. Covering his last murder trial for Vanity Fair – the trial of music producer Phil Spector – he reflects upon his past as a decorated World War II veteran, his rise and spectacular collapse as a Hollywood producer, and his rebirth as the writer we know today. Dominick Dunne leads us through his world of intrigue, showbiz, and the all-pervasive cult of celebrity.
    • Partners & financing
    • Australian Broadcasting Corporation (Australian broadcast), Melbourne International Film Festival (Australian premiere)
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