Following the unexpected deaths of Carrie Fisher and her
mother, Debbie Reynolds, HBO debuted the documentary, Bright Lights:
Starring Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds, about the pair’s emotional relationship that often played out in
public and inspired the film, Postcards from the Edge.
co-directed by Fisher Stevens (Before the Flood), mixed vintage family
movies and clips of their most famous films, alongside a glitzy look at their
unique mother-daughter love story.
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and Debbie Reynolds' Documentary
The film, which
aired Saturday, Jan. 07, followed Friday’s funeral for Reynolds and a private
memorial service for Fisher on Thursday -- and certainly provided an emotional
endcap for the Fisher family.
“It's very hard for
me to believe they're gone,” Todd Fisher, Carrie’s brother, wrote on Twitter Saturday
evening. “Watching them now, the film freezes time. Magical.”
Tricia and Joely Fisher, both responded, offering their love and support for their
“Love you. 2 halves
make a whole sister! You have us xo,” Tricia Leigh Fisher tweeted.
“There is nothing
"half" about us...your baby sisters are here ...we love you and will
try to ease the pain,” Joely Fisher added.
Joely then followed
with gratitude for the film and Fisher, who co-directed the project with Alexis
Bloom. “Thank you [Fisher Stevens] for your care in navigating the family
dynasty, we are overcome with emotion,” she tweeted. “We love our Moms and
On Sunday, Joely
also shared her excitement for the 2017 Golden Globes, where Fisher and
Reynolds are expected to be honored.
in...Ready to live spectacularly...they are shining on us,” Joely tweeted with
the hashtag Golden Globes.