Adapted from Barbara Branden's biography of Ayn Rand. And as such it is still a Randian depiction of Rand. Barbara Branden, when she published her book, caused a split among Randians. Read this* nytimes article. Too bad there isn't a good film (that I know of) about such an influential figure in todays ideology and politics. This one tries to have a bit of a Hollywood classic atmosphere, with its jazzy soundtrack.