10 March 2013

Trailer for Movie about The Barbizon with Sylvia Plath Content

Filmmaker Melodie Bryant is working on a documentary film about The Barbizon Hotel for Women. She is offering kindly us access to a trailer for her film, which I am happy to pass along to you. One of the interviewees in the trailer is Janet "Betsy/Pollyanna Cowgirl" Wagner from Sylvia Plath's novel The Bell Jar.

You can see more about the film at BarbizonMovie.com.

P.S.: You will learn and hear more from Janet Wagner and Plath's time at Mademoiselle in Elizabeth Winder's forthcoming book Pain, Parties, Work: Sylvia Plath in New York, Summer 1953, which is due to be published on 16 April 2013 by HarperCollins.

3 comments :

suki said...

Really exciting, having just gone and looked at where it was...

Anonymous said...

Just thrilling!
Thanks to Melodie Bryant and you,Peter to have passed this gem to us. Though for a few seconds.but still.
Looking forward to watch the whole movie, to discover some more little gems about the famous hotel which has always aroused curiosity in me.
Many kisses and thankyous,
Alessandra

Anonymous said...

*movie= sorry, i meant "documentary".

Alessandra

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