Thursday, June 28, 2018

Mary Carter Bishop's "Don't You Ever," the movie

Featured at My Book, The Movie: Don't You Ever: My Mother and Her Secret Son by Mary Carter Bishop.

The entry begins:
I’ve long imagined Daniel Day-Lewis as Ronnie, but didn’t Day-Lewis announce after Phantom Thread that he wouldn’t take any more roles? (I hope I imagined that.) The thing is, as a young man Ronnie developed acromegaly, a rare hormonal disorder. Over decades it slowly deformed his face, dramatically enlarging his brow bone, nose, tongue, lips and jaws. It separated his teeth and wrecked organs throughout his body. I don’t recall Day-Lewis ever relying on appliances and extreme makeup, but I...[read on]
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--Marshal Zeringue