Thinking of Bruce Kennedy
In Thinking of Bruce Kennedy, Koch describes the appeal of a glamorous existence, the certainties of an artistic elite, and the value of an ordinary life.
In Thinking of Bruce Kennedy Mirjam Wenger spends a week alone in southern Spain. Her life with director Bernhard and their two children is wearing her down and she has had enough of the Amsterdam artists’ scene. In her hotel she meets Bruce Kennedy, an older but still world-famous American film star. Despite his age and drinking problem, Mirjam feels irresistibly attracted to him. Does she try to seduce him to have a great story to tell her friends back home, or is she looking for an escape from Dutch mediocrity?