Lifetime Television’s ‘Intimate Portraits’ series continues with ‘Intimate Portraits – Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher.’ Inarguably the world’s most famous mother and daughter; both of these women have led incredibly high profile lives: from Debbie Reynolds’s infamous marital feud with Elizabeth Taylor to Carrie Fisher’s struggles with drug addiction. They are survivors.
Their stories are told not only in interviews with both Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher; but also with friends; family; and co-workers – the people who knew them best.
Additionally; rare photos; newsreels; footage from their most famous films and behind-the-scenes home movies – many never seen before – are also used to paint a more complete picture of their professional and personal lives.
‘Intimate Portraits – Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher’ provides a thoughtful portrait of two of the most famous and intriguing women of our time. Debbie Reynolds celebrates a career spanning over 50 years in show business as star of more than 60 films including: “SINGING IN THE RAIN;” “THE UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWN” and “DIVORCE AMERICAN STYLE” as well as dozens of Broadway shows and television appearances.
Carrie Fisher’s talent shows no bounds. She has excelled as an actress; as an author; as a screenwriter; and as a producer. Fisher first attained international recognition with her portrayal of Princess Leia in “STAR WARS” and its sequels. From there she went on to star in “BLUES BROTHERS;” “THE ‘BURBS” and “WHEN HARRY MET SALLY.” Carrie Fisher is also the author of five novels including the bestselling “POSTCARDS FROM THE EDGE.” Most recently Fisher has lent her voice to the animated television show “FAMILY GUY” as well as starring in her own critically acclaimed one person Broadway show ‘WISHFUL DRINKING.”