Far From Heaven, Safe, and Superstar: The Karen Carpenter Story: Three Screenplays

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  • ISBN: 0802140270
  • Author: Todd Haynes
  • Publisher: Grove Press
  • Genre: University Textbooks
  • Date: 13 Nov. 2003
  • Pages: 384
  • Language: English

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Synopsis

Todd Haynes is a fiercely intelligent and visionary writer-director. Haynes’s award-winning short film Superstar (1987) tells the story of Karen Carpenter’s dark struggle with anorexia nervosa. With a cast of Barbie dolls, the underground classic became “the most talked-about, least-seen film of the 1980’s” (The Onion …