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My Psychedelic Love Story (2020)

An examination of the high priest of LSD Timothy Leary through the eyes of famed lover Joanna Harcourt-Smith. Was Leary's "perfect love" a CIA plant or was she simply a rich, beautiful young woman out for the adventure of a lifetime?

Director:

Errol Morris

Writer:

Joanna Harcourt-Smith (based on the book: Tripping the Bardo with Timothy Leary: My Psychedelic Love Story by)
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Timothy Leary ... Self (archive footage)
Joanna Harcourt-Smith Joanna Harcourt-Smith ... Self
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An examination of the notorious high priest of LSD Timothy Leary through the eyes of his famed lover Joanna Harcourt-Smith. Academy Award® winning director Errol Morris recounts the wild adventures of two seemingly innocent people on the run in this international saga of mystery and lust. But was Leary's "perfect love" a CIA plant who helped take him down? Or was she simply a rich, beautiful young woman out for the adventure of a lifetime with the man Richard Nixon called "Public Enemy #1"? Written by SHOWTIME

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Documentary

Certificate:

TV-14
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Joanna Harcourt-Smith: I've seen the absolute depravity of the people who have the most money in this world. And I've seen how there are no morals whatsoever, none. Money and power, and that's it.
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2 December 2020 | by gabriel2000See all my reviews

Is that Errol Morris had intended to use more then just her interview. It was a limitation due to Covid-19. He could have shelved the whole project or did this. Source: The Hamilton Morris Podcast on Pateron


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 October 2020 (USA) See more »

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A Film by Errol Morris See more »

Filming Locations:

Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA

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