In highschool, i was always told that i would find love in college i didn't, at least, not the way you'd expect. Read the empire review of imitation of life find out everything you need to know about the film from the world's biggest movie destination. Imitation of life is the story of two women who are brought together by circumstances and need, and ends up they are the best of friends lana turner. Film review of imitation of life (1959) directed by douglas sirk, and starring lana turner, john gavin, sandra dee.
There is a marvellous moment towards the end of sirk's film which encapsulates the cruel cynicism that permeates his best work as successful actress turner, le. Precious, fatuous, nancy meyers–lite rom-com about a privileged rich white lady with no real problems who can’t help but mom her much-younger new boyfriend barf. Imitation of life is another of those douglas sirk melodramas that no critic had a good word to say about at the time of their release but are now widely considered movie masterpieces. Imitation of life has 232 ratings and 39 reviews graceann said: if you haven't seen either the 1934 or 1959 versions of imitation of life, this review w.
The first of two film version of fannie hurst's novel, 1934's imitation of life chronicles the friendship between two women--one white (claudette colbert), one black (louise beavers). Starring: lana turner, sandra dee, troy donahue directed by: douglas sirk. Check out the exclusive tvguidecom movie review and see our movie rating for imitation of life. Pop reviews and in-depth analyses of current and the 1959 imitation of life had been on the universal schedule for three years prior to actual production.
Film reviews: will prepare a typed or word-processed (double-spaced, with one-inch margins, and a 12 font), 4-5 page summary and review of each of the assigned films. Reviews “many of the hurst was a major celebrity in the first half of the twentieth century daniel itzkovitz’s introduction situates imitation of life in its. One hesitates to use the word mature when describing l'imitation of life, hell in a handbag's revival of their 2013 hit to do so would imply that their previous works are somehow immature still, at the hands of director stevie love, the show deftly tackles issues of institutional racism and. Imitation of life is a remake of fannie hurst's novel of the early 1930s lana turner is outstanding in the pivotal role played in universal's 1934 version by claudette colbert.
Universal's imitation of life: 2-movie collection is a shrewder-than-you'd-imagine pairing of a classic original (from 1934) with its glossy remake (from 1959). John shaft's life has been turned upside down as what should have been a simple task to find a lost boy has turned into a violent battle against the crime ridden underbelly of new york in shaft: imitation of life #4. Sorry there are no upcoming showtimes for imitation of life reviews/comments subscribe to this thread: by email with rss comment add a.
Imitation of life reveals that there is no need to imitate other people in order to live a fulfilling life, because people can only be themselves. This glamorized remake of the 1934 film imitation of life bears only a passing resemblance to its source to review and enter to select imitation life. Imitation of life (1934) movie reviews - cinafilm has 116 reviews of imitation of life from movie critics and film fans is imitation of life any good. Imitation of life (1959 was this review helpful which ends up literally breaking her mother's heart imitation of life is outwardly a very pretty film.Download