Cleveland International Film Festival } April 7 – April 20, 2021

My Darling Vivian

 

Year: 2020
Country: USA
Run Time: 90 minutes

My Darling Vivian
My Darling Vivian
My Darling Vivian
My Darling Vivian
My Darling Vivian

When Vivian Liberto first met Johnny Cash, he was a handsome, young Air Force cadet. While he was stationed in Germany, they wrote each other thousands of love letters, fantasizing about starting a family and a life together. When he returned, their dreams came true. Vivian and Johnny quickly got married, and a pregnancy followed right away. But what started as a beautiful romance would end in tragic heartbreak. As their young family grew, so did Johnny Cash’s fame, bringing along obstacles neither of them could have foreseen. While he was off on tour for long periods of time, Vivian was often left behind to raise their four daughters on her own. Vivian was never prepared for the level of notoriety that came with being the wife of Johnny Cash. Between the distance, the drug use, and the rumors of Cash’s affair with June Carter, Vivian eventually filed for divorce, largely erasing herself from Cash’s history. But Vivian’s story is worth telling. A documentary exploring the unknown story of Vivian Liberto, MY DARLING VIVIAN is a fascinating look at the first woman behind the man. — G.S.

CIFF44 Screenings

Tower City Cinemas

Saturday, March 28, 2020 at 7:10 PM ET

Sunday, March 29, 2020 at 11:20 AM ET

Accessibility (?): No closed captions, audio description, English subtitles

Sidebar
Women of the World

Competition
Music Movies Competition

Director

Director
Matt Riddlehoover

Producers
Matt Riddlehoover, Dustin Tittle

Cinematography
Josh Moody

Editing
Matt Riddlehoover

Print Source

Film Sponsors

Community Partners

Roots of American Music

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