Glorias, The: Julie Taymor’s Biopic of the Feminist and Cultural Icon Gloria Steinem

Julie Taymor directed The Glorias, a biopic of the Feminist icon, from a screenplay by Taymor and Sarah Ruhl, based upon the memoir, “My Life on the Road,” by Gloria Steinem.

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Official poster

It stars Julianne Moore and Alicia Vikander portraying Steinem from ages 20 to 40.

Timothy Hutton, Lorraine Toussaint, Janelle Monáe, and Bette Midler complete the cast.

World-premiering at the Sundance Film Fest on January 26, 2020, the movie will be released theatrically on September 30, 2020 by Roadside Attractions and LD Entertainment.


Julianne Moore as Gloria Steinem
Alicia Vikander as Gloria Steinem (ages 20–40)
Lulu Wilson as Teen Gloria Steinem
Ryan Kira Armstrong as Young Gloria Steinem
Bette Midler as Bella Abzug
Janelle Monáe as Dorothy Pitman Hughes
Timothy Hutton as Leo Steinem
Lorraine Toussaint as Florynce Kennedy
Enid Graham as Ruth
Kimberly Guerrero as Wilma Mankiller
Monica Sanchez as Dolores Huerta
Margo Moorer as Barbara Jordan


Directed by Julie Taymor
Produced by Taymor, Lynn Hendee. Alex Saks

Screenplay by Sarah Ruhl. Julie Taymor, based on “My Life on the Road” by Gloria Steinem
Music by Elliot Goldenthal
Cinematography Rodrigo Prieto
Edited by Sabine Hoffman

Production company: Page Fifty-Four Pictures, Artemis Rising Foundation

Distributed by Roadside Attractions. LD Entertainment

Release date: January 26, 2020 (world premiere, Sundance Film Fest); September 30, 2020

Running time: 139 minutes
Budget $20 million