Everything Is Copy Documentary Examines the Limits of Nora Ephron’s Philosophy on Art

The family mantra of the Ephrons, started by Nora’s screenwriter mother, Phoebe Wolkind, was simply this: “everything is copy.” That is to say, any pains and agonies from one’s life are to be turned into a positive by reconstructing the narrative into art–particularly scathing and humorous art. By doing so, you …