My Darling Vivian

My Darling Vivian

In 1951, schoolgirl Vivian Liberto meets Air Force cadet Johnny Cash in San Antonio. A three-year-long correspondence ensues while Johnny is stationed in Germany. Thousands of letters later, they marry upon his return in 1954, and within a year, both a career and family blossom. By 1961, Johnny Cash is a household name and perpetually on tour, while Vivian settles into their home in California with their four young daughters. Plagued by all-hours visits from fans and a growing resentment toward Johnny's absence, Vivian hits a breaking point when she's targeted by hate groups over her perceived race. Hear the entire story of love, isolation, fear, heartbreak, and survival.

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Director

Matt Riddlehoover

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Credits

Director: Matt Riddlehoover
Producer: Dustin Tittle, Matt Riddlehoover
Cinematographer: Josh Moody
Editor: Matt Riddlehoover
Music: Ian A. Hughes
Principal Cast: Rosanne Cash, Kathy Cash Tittle, Cindy Cash, Tara Cash Schwoebel, Vivian Liberto, Johnny Cash

Contact

Public Film Contact
Jeffrey Winter
The Film Collaborative
jeffrey@thefilmcollaborative.org
Publicity Contact
Adam Segal
adam@the2050group.com
(212) 642-4317
Sales Agent
Orly Ravid
Primary Entry: Platinum Badge, Film Badge
Secondary Entry: Music Badge, Interactive Badge, Film Festival Wristband

Year: 2020
Premiere Status: World Premiere
Genre: Biography, Documentary
Screening Section: 24 Beats Per Second
Screening Category: Documentary Feature
Country: United States
Language: English
Runtime: 89 mins