A documentary film about F. Scott Fitzgerald.
F. Scott Fitzgerald, author of The Great Gatsby, is among most important writers of the 20th century. Learn more about his life, career, tumultuous love for Zelda, the Lost Generation and the Jazz Age in this biography directed by DeWitt Sage.
More about F. Scott Fitzgerald and Winter Dreams:
- Check out an interactive timeline of F. Scott Fitzgerald's career.
- Read an excerpt from Fitzgerald's essay “The Crack-Up,” written during his later years when he was ill, drunk, in debt, and unable to write commercially. They first appeared in Esquire magazine in the 1930s.
- Read an interview with the filmmaker.
Run time: 90 min.
About the filmmakers
This film about F. Scott Fitzgerald was produced by Thirteen/WNET's American Masters. This award-winning biography series celebrates our arts and culture and sets the standard for documentary film profiles, and has been called "one of the greatest cultural storytelling franchises in American life." Widespread critical acclaim includes 64 Emmy nominations and 24 awards, 12 Peabody Awards, an Oscar and three Grammys.
This is a featured event in the ONE BOOK STEAMBOAT 2013 community read of F. Scott Fitzgeralds' novel The Great Gatsby.