Miss Americana is the latest documentary series set to debut on Netflix on January 31, 2020. The documentary brings out the dark realties encompassing the life of pop-sensation Taylor Swift.
- About the Documentary
- The Documentary Deals With Taylor’s Four Inter-Personal Issues
- Taylor Swift Was Subjected To Body-Shaming
Directed by Lana Wilson, the documentary follows the life of singer-songwriter Taylor Swift over the course of several years of her career. Being a largely celebrated figure is not an easy task, and with fame comes incessant amount of harsh comments, trolling and negative media attention.
Taylor’s latest documentary is an exact tell-tale of how success comes with a heavy price. Sometimes even depression and clinical disorders. The life of a star is often perceived as a bed of roses, however, behind every stage appearance is a barrage of other efforts that often go unlisted.
In this documentary, Taylor sheds her skin and talks raw about her fight with depression and social anxiety. She also talks about making sensational political statements where many at her position would dare not to.
About the Documentary
Miss Americana opens with a 13-year-old Taylor Swift’s first diary, with words ‘my life, my career, my dream, my reality’ inscribed on it. Lana Wilson (director) flips through Swift’s life like pages of a journal and depicts the perils of being a pop-sensation.
Officially labeled as Taylor Swift: Miss Americana; the documentary is a deeper insight to her raw struggles and her battle with anxiety. The feature film made its first debut in the Sundance Film Festival on January 23, 2020. The documentary will be released on Netflix as well as selective theatres on 31st January, 2020.
The documentary highlights the grey area in the life of a super-successful star. People are often of the mindset that a superstar’s life is filled with fans appreciation and less worries to worry about.
However, what they don’t know is the struggle that these stars go through. Miss Americana reads between the lines of Taylor Swift’s stardom filled life accompanied with bullying, invariable sexual harassment and suppression in the male dominant industry.
The Documentary Throws Light On The Darkness Surrounding The Star
The film covers a number of personal events in Taylor’s life and career including her struggle with food disorders. The documentary also highlights crucial details into her sexual assault case with ex-DJ David Mueller. It also presents the numbing experience on her mother’s diagnosis with cancer.
The documentary includes the making of her seventh album Lover that contains one of her tracks ‘Americana and the Heartbreak Prince’ as the title track.
The first half of the film delves into Swift’s joy of music creation juxtaposed with the aggravation of global stardom. While the other half is a provocative turn focused on Swift’s much-publicized 2018 political awakening.
Taylor Swift Was A Victim Of Body-Shaming
Miss Americana is a portrait of a girl who aspires to achieve her dreams, and does so, extravagantly that she is now beginning to analyze other parts of life as she turns 30.
Swift has been a target of negative body imaging contributing into her eating disorders.
Miss Americana An Inspiration To Many
When a largely celebrated star like Taylor Swift talks about such social stigmas including body shaming, self-image and health disorders, it has a huge positive impact on the society.
Now, our excitement is at its peak, and the documentary is set to make noise once it is released on the streaming platforms. Taylor herself enjoys a huge fan-following where they are literally obsessed with the pop star. This documentary is another close-up into her personal life.