Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am

Release Date: June 21st, 2019

PG-13 |1 hr 59 min

Plot Summary

Author Toni Morrison leads an assembly of her peers, critics and colleagues on an exploration of race, history, America and the human condition.

Cast: Toni Morrison, Oprah Winfrey, Russell Banks, Walter Mosley, Fran Lebowitz, Peter Sellars, Farah Griffin

Director: Timothy Greenfield-Sanders

Genres: Documentary

Production Co: Magnolia Pictures, Mongrel Media, Perfect Day Films

Ratings & Reviews

  • 88
    Richard RoeperChicago Sun-Times

    Toni Morrison is an absolutely beautiful wordsmith and a beautiful force on multiple fronts, and if this documentary is an unabashed love letter to her life and work, I say: Why. Not. show more

  • 80
    Candice FrederickTheWrap

    Though Toni Morrison: The Pieces that I Am comes from a white storyteller, it distinctly and profoundly reflects the point of view of the subject herself. What we see is a woman who has always been in charge of her own narrative, no matter who wants to share it. show more

  • 88
    The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    The Pieces I Am is compellingly organized and like much of Morrison’s writing, forces the viewer to think carefully to keep up. show more

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