Imitation of Life
Movie was released on 1959-04-30, the IMDB rating is 7,9 (upd: 09-23-2020) and lasts 125 min. Directed by Douglas Sirk.Overview
Lora Meredith, a white single mother who dreams of being on Broadway, has a chance encounter with Annie Johnson, a black widow. Annie becomes the caretaker of Lora’s daughter, Suzie, while Lora pursues her stage career. Both women deal with the difficulties of motherhood: Lora’s thirst for fame threatens her relationship with Suzie, while Annie’s light-skinned daughter, Sarah Jane, struggles with her African-American identity.
Director: Douglas Sirk
Actors: Ann Robinson, Bess Flowers, Billy House, Dan O'Herlihy, David Tomack, Jack Weston, Joel Fluellen, John Gavin, John Vivyan, Juanita Moore, Karin Dicker, Lana Turner, Lee Goodman, Mahalia Jackson, Maida Severn, Peg Shirley, Robert Alda, Sandra Dee, Sandra Gould, Susan Kohner, Terry Burnham, Than Wyenn, Troy Donahue
Country: United States of America