Sunday, January 25, 2015

Imitation of life (1959) - Lana Turner and John Gavin starring in classic drama from director Douglas Sirk

Rating 7.9/10
Runtime: 124 min
Language: English
Country: USA
Directed by: Douglas Sirk
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Lana Turner ... Lora Meredith
John Gavin ... Steve Archer
Sandra Dee ... Susie - 16
Susan Kohner ... Sarah Jane - 18
Robert Alda ... Allen Loomis
Dan O'Herlihy ... David Edwards
Juanita Moore ... Annie Johnson
Karin Dicker ... Sarah Jane - 8
Terry Burnham ... Susie - 6

Description: In Coney Island, the widow aspiring actress Lora Meredith finds her six-year-old daughter Susie playing with eight-year-old Sarah Jane, who is the daughter of the black homeless housekeeper Annie Johnson. Lora brings Annie and her daughter to live in her small apartment in New York and they become close friends. Lora has a love affair with the photographer Steve Archer and sooner he proposes her. But the ambitious Lora dreams on becoming a star in Broadway and prioritizes her career and also neglects Susie. The light-skinned Sarah Jones rejects her mother and tries to pass as white for her friends. Lora is well-succeeded in her career and reaches stardom. Ten years later, she meets Steve by chance and he gives attention to Susie while Lora is shooting a film in Italy. When she returns, she decides to get married with Steve; but Susie has fallen in love with Steve. Meanwhile Sarah Jane runs away home to work in fleshpots.






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Video and audio information:

Video : 2.76 GB, 3168 Kbps, 23.976 fps, 1024x512 (2:1), V_MPEG4/ISO/AVC x264 core 142
Audio : 570 MB, 640 Kbps, 48000 Hz, 2 channels, 0x55 = AC3, CBR

Subtitles (English, Spanish, French, Croatian, Portuguese, Turkish, Vietnamese closed captions embedded in a movie, to play them choose Subtitle=>Sub Track in VLC Player and separate English, Spanish, Italian, French, Dutch, Greek, Turkish, Portuguese-Brazilian, Serbian), posters and screenshots included