Ursula Macfarlane, director of the film Anna Nicole Smith, sheds a new light upon the woman who won the hearts of Americans.
Anna Nicole died of a heroin overdose in 2007, just five months following the birth of her daughter. Her story will be told in a new Netflix documentary. Anna Nicole Smith You don’t know me. The film explores several tragedies: from the death of Anna Nicole’s child to her battle with drug addiction and her eventual demise.
Ursula Macfarlane is the director of ‘Anna Nicole Smith – You Don’t know Me’
Sonia Baghdady tells Anna Nicole that “Anna Nicole deserved much more than cartoonish portrayals of her over the years.” Advocate Now. “When I dug into her story, I realized that she was a much richer person and a much better human being.
Macfarlane says Anna Nicole came of age and began her career during the “height of the 24 hour tabloid media cycle” when she was “scrutinized and placed under the spotlight.” Macfarlane thinks that women are more able to speak up against unfair treatment now, but some things still remain the same.
“I would love to think things are…