SMILING THROUGH THE APOCALYPSE

By Tom HAYES

LIGHTHOUSE PICTURES, LLC - as SALES All rights, World

Documentary - Completed 2013


    • Year of production
    • 2013
    • Genres
    • Documentary
    • Countries
    • UNITED KINGDOM
    • Languages
    • ENGLISH
    • Budget
    • 0.6 - 1 M$
    • Duration
    • 90 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Tom HAYES
    • Writer(s)
    • Tom HAYES
    • Producer(s)
    • Tom HAYES
    • Synopsis
    • Smiling Through the Apocalypse' chronicles a man whose editorial instincts produced one of the greatest magazines ever: Harold Hayes, the swinging editor and cultural provocateur of the iconic Esquire Magazine of the Sixties. Through the narrative of his son Tom, a journey ensues opening unprecedented access to some of the Esquire magazine's most compelling talents, from Nora Ephron to George Lois, and Tom Wolfe to Gore Vidal. The film is a story of risk, triumph, and challenge told by the people that helped make the magazine great, and a son who only come to understand his father's editorial greatness 23 years after his passing
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