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Hey, Boo: Harper Lee and To Kill a Mockingbird

Not Yet Rated| 1 hr. 22 min.

Plot Summary
Author/filmmaker Mary Murphy, Tom Brokaw, Oprah Winfrey and others reflect on the legacy of author Harper Lee's literary masterpiece.


Director: Mary Murphy

Genres: Documentary

Distributor: First Run

Hey, Boo: Harper Lee and To Kill a Mockingbird (2010)

Release Date: May 13th, 2011|1 hr. 22 min.

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  • Murphy also reveals one more gem when she interviews the New York couple who gave their friend Nell Harper Lee a financial gift in the '50s that allowed her to quit her job and finish the book, an act of generosity that is also one more kindness surrounding this most humane of artworks. show more

  • Occasionally borders on hagiography, but it nonetheless provides wonderful insights into the book's social and literary importance as well as its author's personality. show more

  • Lee hasn't given an interview in 45 years, and even her 99-year-old sister (still practicing as a lawyer) only hazards a guess in Mary Murphy's old-school documentary: Her younger sister had nothing to prove, and nowhere to go but down after her astonishing debut novel. show more

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