Judy Blume Forever Movie (2023):
Judy Blume Forever is a documentary film centered on the life, career, and legacy of American author Judy Blume, including her experiences with some of her books being banned, and the current state of free speech in the United States.
It is directed by Davina Pardo and Leah Wolchok. Produced by Imagine Documentaries, the film’s music is composed by Lauren Culjak, while Jenni Morello and Emily Topper have served as the cinematographer and Tal Ben-David has done the editing.
Judy Blume Forever premiered at the 2023 Sundance Film Festival and was released on Prime Video on April 21, 2023.
Judy Blume Forever Movie Information:
|Judy Blume Forever
|January 21, 2023 (Sundance)
April 21, 2023 (United States)
Judy Blume Forever Movie Trailer:
Judy Blume Forever Movie Storyline:
Judy Blume Forever covers the life, career, and legacy of Judy Blume, including her experiences with some of her books being banned, and the current state of free speech in the United States. It documents her trajectory from her upbringing in New Jersey to a suburban housewife to a famous novelist of young adult fiction. It includes new interviews with Blume, as well as past talk show appearances, archival photographs, and testimonials about Blume’s impact from actors Lena Dunham, Molly Ringwald, and Anna Konkle, comedian Samantha Bee, authors Mary H.K. Choi and Jacqueline Woodson, Blume’s two children, and adult women who corresponded with Blume when they were teens.
Judy Blume Forever Movie Cast and Characters:
- Judy Blume
- Lena Dunham
- Anna Konkle
- Molly Ringwald
- Samantha Bee
- Mary H.K. Choi
- Jacqueline Woodson
Interesting Facts About Judy Blume Forever Movie:
- While on a road trip with her husband and kids, Davina Pardo listened to an audiobook version of Judy Blume’s young adult novel Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing, and became curious about Blume’s life. When directors Pardo and Leah Wolchok approached Blume in June 2018 about being the subject of a documentary, she was initially hesitant. In February 2020, she agreed, but filming was delayed due to the Covid-19 pandemic.