Recorded voice over for the filmmakers during their years-long writing and editing process. Letters were later performed by actors as if interviews, making the documentary feel as if it had been shot at the time they were written. The film went on to success in the BFI London Film Festival and other festivals around the world. The story reveals the truth about an influential woman in politics before women were in politics who’s correspondence laid the groundwork’s for today’s understanding of the political landscape of the Middle East.
Article in the New Yorker.