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Joan Didion documentary: Griffin Dunne on telling his aunt's story
Joan Didion documentary: Griffin Dunne on telling his aunt's story

Joan Didion is famously press-shy. Now 79 and frail, she rarely grants in-depth interviews, even skipping glamorous events held in her honor. Which is why her nephew, the actor Griffin Dunne, was taken aback when the author readily agreed to let him make a documentary about her. “I laid it out for her, and then there was this four-second pause -- an unreadable pause,” he recounted. “And she just said, ‘All right.’ And I said, ‘All right to this?’ And she said, ‘Yeah.’ Like, don’t make me say ‘yes’ again.” On Wednesday, Dunne released a trailer for the yet-to-be-completed film, titled “We Tell...

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