For a better experience on MUBI, update your browser.
3.6
12 Ratings

Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am

United States, 2019
Documentary

Synopsis

This artful and intimate meditation on the legendary storyteller examines her life, her works and the powerful themes she has confronted throughout her literary career.

This film is not currently playing on MUBI but 30 other great films are. See what’s now showing
Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am Directed by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders

Critics reviews

Within minutes of Timothy Greenfield-Sanders’s new documentary “Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am,” it’s obvious that the distinguished author is a born storyteller. Her words are precious, perfectly placed in her melodic speech.
June 21, 2019
Read full article
The time spent watching, say, “Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am” might be more profitably spent reading “Sula,” "Beloved" or "The Source of Self-Regard," Morrison’s recent collection of essays on history, imagination and African-American life. That isn’t to dismiss this generous and intelligent documentary in any way, just to note that it puts itself at a certain disadvantage. Modesty, though, is among its virtues.
June 19, 2019
Read full article

What are people saying?

Related films