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Imitation of Life(1959)

  • Genre:
    • Romance
    • Drama
  • Director:
    • Douglas Sirk

A struggling young actress with a six-year-old daughter sets up housekeeping with a homeless black widow and her light-skinned eight-year-old daughter who rejects her mother by trying to pass for white.


Written by lezard on 09.01.2022

Douglas Sirk, a Danish director who first settled in Germany before coming to the USA, can be regarded as a master of melodrama. To be convinced you can watch « Magnificent Obsession » «  All That Heaven Allows » and «Written on the Wind », all of which are great movies.
In 1959, he released « Imit

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