Truman & Tennessee: An Intimate Conversation
The friendship and competition of two US literary heavyweights is explored through their own words in this fascinating and expressive portrait.
Tennessee Williams was one of the great US playwrights of the mid-20th century. Truman Capote was as skilled a novelist as he was a hard-edged journalist. They were renowned socialites and raconteurs. And for decades they shared a friendship that was by turns affectionate, encouraging, terse and sour. Using their own words, Zachary Quinto (Mr Spock in the recent Star Trek films) and Jim Parsons (Big Bang Theory) play the two literary titans, recalling key moments from their lives. The result is a fascinating account of battling egos, artistic endeavour and the cost of fame.