The Reenactments: A Memoir

The Reenactments: A Memoir

Nick Flynn


A literary travel de strength concerning the making of a movie and illustration from a grasp of the memoir form.

For Nick Flynn, that online game all of us play―the who-would-play-you-in-the-movie-of-your-life game―has been resolved. The Reenactments chronicles the surreal event of being on set through the making of the movie Being Flynn, from his best-selling memoir Another Bullshit evening in Suck City, and observing the relevant occasions of his existence reenacted: his father's future of homelessness and his mother's suicide. Flynn tells the tale of Robert De Niro's first assembly along with his actual father in Boston and of gazing Julianne Moore try to throw herself into the ocean. the result's a mesmerizingly sharp-edged and kaleidoscopic literary travel de strength in addition to a compelling argument approximately recognition, illustration, and grief.

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