Ayn Rand: A Sense of Life


2h 25m 1996

Brief Synopsis

Dramatic narrative feature documentary about writer Ayn Rand. Film incorporates a screen adaptation of her play "Ideal," and includes interviews, film clips and animated sequences illustrating her life and creative work.

Film Details

Release Date
1996
Distribution Company
Strand Releasing
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA; New York City, New York, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 25m

Synopsis

Dramatic narrative feature documentary about writer Ayn Rand. Film incorporates a screen adaptation of her play "Ideal," and includes interviews, film clips and animated sequences illustrating her life and creative work.

Film Details

Release Date
1996
Distribution Company
Strand Releasing
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA; New York City, New York, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 25m

Award Nominations

Best Documentary Feature

1997

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Winter February 13, 1998

Released in United States 1996

Released in United States January 1997

Released in United States March 1998

Released in United States April 1998

Shown at Slamdance International Film Festival (Special Screening) in Park City, Utah January 17-23, 1997.

Shown at Santa Barbara International Film Festival March 5-15, 1998.

Shown at USA Film Festival in Dallas April 16-23, 1998.

Some additional photography (primarly of still photographs) took place after the wrap of principal photography.

Began shooting December 2, 1994.

Completed shooting May 7, 1995.

Released in United States Winter February 13, 1998

Released in United States 1996 (Shown at Telluride Film Festival August 30 - September 2, 1996.)

Released in United States January 1997 (Shown at Slamdance International Film Festival (Special Screening) in Park City, Utah January 17-23, 1997.)

Released in United States March 1998 (Shown at Santa Barbara International Film Festival March 5-15, 1998.)

Released in United States April 1998 (Shown at USA Film Festival in Dallas April 16-23, 1998.)