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Imitation of Life

Imitation of Life
  • 1959
  • US
  • 124 min
  • PG
  • Directed by: Douglas Sirk
  • Cast: Lana Turner, Juanita Moore, John Gavin, Sandra Dee, Susan Kohner

Sirk's remake of the Claudette Colbert weepie lays on the soapie melodrama as the mothers of two intertwining families struggle to bring up their daughters. Glitzy, glamorous Hollywood wrapped in a pessimistic shroud.

Performance times

BFI Southbank, London SE1 (0.0 miles)

Belvedere Road, South Bank, London, England, SE1 8XT
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Sun 30 Oct

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