Pretty Baby: Brooke Shields
"He wants to chat, I don't know about what. I don't feel like bringing any of it back up again."
"I want you to feel completely comfortable with it if it goes out into the world," Lana Wilson recalled telling her subject.
"Fight was not an option, so you just leave your body," Shields recalled, thinking, "'You're not there. It didn't happen.'"
"Miss Americana" helmer Lana Wilson directs the two-part Hulu documentary that premiered at 2023 Sundance.
"It holds up a mirror to what the culture was like at the time," he said in an interview about a new documentary on Shields at the IndieWire Studio at Sundance, presented by Dropbox. "Everything we see in this film was perfectly accepted in the '80s."
Sundance: Lana Wilson's latest documentary divides Shields' remarkable life into two distinct parts. Only one of them shows signs of actual reflection.
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