Upon the death of Ayn Rand, Barbara Branden recounts the story of her dealings with the enigmatic 20th-century philosopher and novelist. Barbara and her husband, Nathaniel Branden, meet Rand and her husband, Frank O'Connor, and immediately establish a rapport. Rand takes the youthful Nathaniel under her wing and begins to show an un-platonic interest in her protégé. Barbara must sit by as the two begin what becomes a long, tumultuous affair.
Did You Know?
The film takes place in 1951, 1957, 1964, 1981 and 1982. See more
Alfred Tells Nathaniel about the new book Ayn Rand is working on, "Atlas Shrugged". The working title for that book was "The Strike". It didn't become "Atlas Shrugged" until in 1956 when Rand's husband suggested that title. See more
You respect his intellect?
You share the same principles?
You accept that emotion ultimately derives from the thinking one has done, or has failed to do?
Then there is only one possible conclusion. Nate is your ideal man.
References Kings Row
Love Is, Love Is Not
Written by Jeff Beal
, Spencer Proffer
, Steve Plunkett
& Suzanne DuBarry
Vocals performed by Shirley Eikhard
Produced by Spencer Proffer
and Jeff Beal
Music Engineer: Tom Weir
Shirley Eikhard performs courtesy of EMI Records Canada and Blue Note Records See more