Imitation Of Life

Dir. Douglas Sirk

USA 1959 | Colour | 124 mins | Cert 12 | Drama

Cast: Lana Turner, John Gavin, Sandra Dee

As two single mothers, a white woman who is an aspiring model and a black woman who wants a secure environment to raise her child get an apartment together. Problematically, Lora Meredith (Turner) and Annie Johnson (Juanita Moore) each grow apart from their children; Lora spends less and less time at home as she goes out to photoshoots, and Annie feels betrayed as her daughter starts passing herself off as white. 

Available on: DVD


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