The Joy of Life
A blending of documentary and experimental narrative strategies, combining stunning 16mm landscape cinematography with a bold, lyrical voice-over to share two San Francisco stories: the history of the Golden Gate Bridge as “suicide landmark,” and the story of a butch dyke in San Francisco searching for love and self-discovery. The Joy of Life is a film about landscapes, both physical and emotional.The Joy of Life featuring Harry Dodge and Lawrence Ferlinghetti is streaming with subscription on The Criterion Channel, streaming with subscription on Kanopy, available for rent or purchase on iTunes, and 1 other. It's a documentary and history movie with a better than average IMDb audience rating of 6.8 (76 votes) and was very well received by critics.
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Available to stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel & Kanopy).
Available to rent or buy from $3.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Prime Video).
Not available to watch free online.
Not available to stream on a TV everywhere service.
#1143 Ranked in Movies on The Criterion Channel
#2147 Ranked in History Movies
#2268 Ranked in Female Director Movies
The Joy of Life has a better than average IMDb audience rating of 6.8 (76 votes) and was very well received by critics. The movie is not at all popular with Reelgood users lately.