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Harper Lee: From Mockingbird to Watchman
A film by Mary McDonagh Murphy

83 minutes, documentary, color, English, 2015

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To everyone's surprise, fifty-five years after the publication of To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee has published another novel. Go Set a Watchman was written before Lee's beloved masterpiece, as director Mary McDonagh Murphy explains in this update of her 2011 documentary Hey, Boo: Harper Lee & To Kill a Mockingbird.

Murphy's new film, Harper Lee: From Mockingbird to Watchman, sifts through the facts and speculation surrounding Lee and both her novels, and includes interviews with Lee's older sister, close friends, and admirers including Oprah Winfrey, Scott Turow, Anna Quindlen, Tom Brokaw, Wally Lamb and more.

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"A much appreciated glimpse into the life and legacy of the beloved author. A fitting tribute to Nelle Harper Lee, an American treasure." - About.com

"Provides wonderful insights into the book’s social and literary importance as well as its author’s personality." - The Hollywood Reporter

"An enlightened love letter." - The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

"Well worth seeing! Filmmaker Mary Murphy amazingly manages to get to the heart of To Kill a Mockingbird, why it affects people of all colors, religions, social backgrounds and degrees of education, and why it remains relevant today." - The New York Observer

Recommended Reading

To Kill a Mockingbird: 50th Anniversary Edition by Harper Lee

Go Set a Watchman: A Novel by Harper Lee

Scout, Atticus, and Boo: A Celebration of Fifty Years of To Kill a Mockingbird by Mary McDonagh Murphy

On Harper Lee: Essays and Reflections by Alice Hall Petry

To Kill a Mockingbird: Threatening Boundaries by Claudia Durst Johnson

Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird: New Essays by Michael J. Meyer



"Harper Lee Seen for the First Time in Nine Years" - People Magazine, 7/8/15

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Disc Features

●  Coda: Filmmaker Mary Murphy visits with Harper Lee in her hometown on June 30, 2015

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