Rent Imitation of Life (1959)

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Synopsis:
Lana Turner is Lora, whose search for success as an actress causes her to neglect her daughter, Sandra Dee. Juanita Moore stars as Lora's black housekeeper whose daughter repudiates her mother by trying to pass for white. As the years pass, each of the four women realises that she has been living out an emotionally fruitless existence.
Actors:
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Directors:
Writers:
Eleanore Griffin, Allan Scott
Studio:
Universal Pictures
Genres:
Classics, Drama
BBFC:
Release Date:
11/04/2005
Run Time:
120 minutes
Languages:
English
Subtitles:
English Hard of Hearing
DVD Regions:
Region 2
Formats:
Pal
Aspect Ratio:
Widescreen 1.85:1
Colour:
Colour

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Powerful Soap. - Imitation of Life review by Steve Mason

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27/11/2012

Extraordinarily effective and overwhelming Douglas Sirk tearjerker about race and America. Somehow manages to be both emotionally subtle, yet operatic. Great performances.

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