‘They were these creative forces’: the friendship between Truman and Tennessee

‘They were these creative forces’: the friendship between Truman and Tennessee
In a new documentary, the connection between two era-defining writers is examined along with the many things that separated them

It was the party of the century. Author Truman Capote hosted the Black and White Ball at the Plaza Hotel in New York in 1966. Playwright Tennessee Williams was invited but chose not to attend, reasoning: “People are never so unattractive as when they think you are worth impressing.”

Like a missed bus or discarded draft, this what-might-have-been is just one hint of how the new documentary film Tennessee & Truman: an Intimate Conversation is built on a shaky premise and never quite joins the dots.
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