Imitation Of Life

  • 1959
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Drama

Plush and overblown, the last Hollywood hurrah for Sirk, and the resurrection of the weepie by producer Ross Hunter. A string of similar sudsers followed (several with Turner), but this one is the pick of the litter, thanks to Sirk. It's a bizarre, Byzantine, calculatingly depressed and cold affair, with Miss Big Chill herself, Lana Turner, breathing dry...read more

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Juanita Moore

Oscar Nominee Juanita Moore Dies at 99

Juanita Moore, who was nominated for an Oscar for her role in the 1959 Douglas Sirk film Imitation of Life, died Wednesday at her home in Los Angeles, Varietyreports. She was 99. See other celebrities we've lost recently… Read more

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  • Review: Plush and overblown, the last Hollywood hurrah for Sirk, and the resurrection of the weepie by producer Ross Hunter. A string of similar sudsers followed (several with Turner), but this one is the pick of the litter, thanks to Sirk. It's a bizarre, Byzanti… (more)

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