To sum up Jane Fonda in five acts seems unimaginable. Actor, activist, trailblazer, author, entrepreneur, daughter, sister, wife, mother and legend are just a few of the adjectives frequently used to describe this remarkable woman. Now, thanks to HBO and filmmaker Susan Lacy, her incredible life is detailed in the engrossing documentary Jane Fonda in Five Acts. For Fonda, 80, “now” seemed the right time to explore her life in documentary form. "Susan asked me, but there were three other people at the time all wanting to do a documentary about me," Fonda revealed during an exclusive chat with MediaVillage. "I chose to go with Susan because I love American Masters(the PBS documentary series Lacy is best known for). I felt Susan would know how to do it right and you kind of have to take a leap of faith. It's like, ‘Well maybe I still have a decade or so to live, should I wait? Who knows what will happen? I mean, I could die!" (Fonda is pictured above and below with Lacy, right, talking about the documentary at the 2018 Summer Television Critics Association tour.)
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