Lady Boss Movie EXCLUSIVE: New trailer shows Jackie Collins’ untold story of the author’s mission to build a one-woman literary empire and her behind-the-scenes struggles
She is arguably one of the world’s most famous authors after her books have sold over 500 million copies and have been translated into 40 languages.
And a new film takes a closer look at Jackie Collins’ private struggles, who, according to her best friends, were hiding behind her glitzy show business personality.
Lady Boss: The Jackie Collins Story promises to take viewers on an immersive journey through the pioneering life of the famed novelist.
Trailer: A new movie called Lady Boss takes a closer look at Jackie Collins’ private struggle, which her best friends say was hidden behind her glitzy show business personality
Author Jackie died in September 2015 at the age of 77 after a six-year battle with breast cancer.
The novelist died after being diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer, but kept her illness almost entirely to herself.
A new trailer obtained exclusively by MailOnline shows throwback clips and images of bikini-clad Jackie with her actress sister Joan enjoying their glamorous lives.
But insiders who agreed to talk about Jackie’s experiences in the film argued that not everything was as it seemed at first glance.
Blending fact and fiction, this documentary reveals the untold story of a pioneering author and her mission to build a one woman literary empire.
Sisters: A new trailer obtained exclusively by MailOnline shows throwback clips and images of bikini-clad Jackie with her actress sister Joan (left) enjoying their glamorous lives
Told by a cast of Jackie’s closest friends and family, the film shares the personal struggles of a woman who became an icon of ’80s feminism, while hiding her vulnerability behind a carefully crafted, powerful, public character.
The clip also references a “traumatic” romantic relationship for Jackie with her husband, who they say became “very controlling” over her life.
The film stems from a celebration of Jackie’s revolutionary novels – which put female sexuality at the center of their stories…
In a layered deliberation on feminism, family dynamics and the universal quest to understand how our childhood experiences and early traumas ultimately make us who we are.
Struggles: The clip also references a “traumatic” romantic relationship for Jackie with her husband, who they claim became “very controlling” over her life
A Look Inside Her Life: Lady Boss: The Jackie Collins Story promises to take viewers on an immersive journey through the trailblazing life of the famed novelist
The film is directed by Laura Fairrie and produced by John Battsek and the Academy Award-winning Passion Pictures – along with AGC Studios, CNN Films and BBC Arts.
The film will have its world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival on June 10, while its theatrical release is set for July 2 in the UK.
Modern Films founder Eve Gabereau said she was “completely fascinated with this story, from Jackie’s past that made her who she was, to the London to LA superhighway she paved and to its unveiling of what it means.” to be a creative force. , have a vision and work hard to achieve it, despite huge barriers along the way.’
Not everyone is smiling: Insiders who agreed to talk about Jackie’s experiences in the film, however, claimed that not everything was as it seemed at first glance
She added that she is “thrilled to also be working with the creative team behind the film, who are among the best in the industry.”
Lady Boss director Laura Fairrie says of the film: ‘For me, Lady Boss would always have been a political film. Jackie Collins has often been dismissed as the “queen of the sleaze,” but this is to ignore the fact that she consistently wrote female characters who brazenly demand the sex, careers, and lives they want.
“Her feminism was about sexual freedom, and she wrote about female desire in a way that was brave, courageous and ahead of its time.”
Premiere: The film will have its world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival on June 10, while the theatrical release will take place in the UK on July 2