The Suicide of Dorothy Hale

The Suicide of Dorothy Hale is a documentary about the life of Dorothy Hale, an American socialite who committed suicide in New York City in 1938. 

An aspiring actress who came close to become a Hollywood superstar, Hale was immortalized after her death by Frida Kahlo in one of the most controversial paintings ever made. 

Hale's circle of friends and lovers included a who's who of American society during the 20's and 30's.