Ayn Rand: A Sense of Life
Ayn Rand: A Sense of Life (1998)

Sharon Gless narrates this documentary about Russian-born American novelist Ayn Rand. Writer-director Michael Paxton examines her philosophy, her personal life, and her professional career. Rand's popular The Fountainhead (1943),… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: February 13, 1998
DVD Release Date: October 12, 1999
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Brandon Judell
Critics Inc./America Online

... when Ms. Rand, who died in 1982, is verbally sparring with the likes of Phil Donahue or Mike Wallace on old TV broadcasts, she comes alive.

Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

offers an adoring look at this controversial philosopher and author.

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David Bartholomew
Film Journal International

Gains little visually from big-screen exposure.

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Kevin M. Williams
The so-called driving impetus to modern Republican thought (if only it were true!), as well as famous novelist in her own right, is thumbnail biographied here.… More
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The fascinating life of Ayn Rand from the beginning to the end. Ayn Rand- A Sense of Life explores the author of best sellers The Fountainhead and Atlas… More