Filmed as if through the president's own eyes, this DVD goes deeper than any documentary has before to reveal the troubled depths behidn the man known as the Great Emancipator. Burdened by a tragic family life, suicidal urges, unsettled sexuality, as well as other surprising revelations, Lincoln was able to employ a powerful wit and innate charm to creatively transform his inner demons into a success story for the ages. This documentary captures the dark soul that fueled one of history's brightest lights. Included are interviews with leading Lincoln biographers and authors Gore Vidal, Jan Morris, Harold Holzer, and Andrew Solomon.
Andrew Solomon,Harold Holzer,Gore Vidal
Innovative, intimate and emotionally charged, LINCOLN explores the inner conflicts that plagued and inspired the president who called himself "the loneliest man in the world."
Academy Award-winning producer Virkam Jayanti (When We Were Kings) goes inside a life scarred by loss and a ming ravaged by tragedy to uncover a man whose grand achievements were fueled by his own personal turmoil. Using interviews with leading Lincoln biographers such as Gore Vidal, Jan Morris, and Harold Holzer, as well as Andrew Solomon, National Book Award-winning author of The Noonday Demon: An Atlas of Depression, LINCOLN presents a profound and insightful meditation on a man few knew seen through the eyes of the President himself.