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Imitation of Life

Not Yet Rated| 2 hr. 5 min.

Plot Summary
Lora Meredith (Lana Turner), a white single mother who dreams of being on Broadway, has a chance encounter with Annie Johnson (Juanita Moore), a black widow. Annie becomes the caretaker of Lora's daughter, Suzie (Sandra Dee), 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 (Susan Kohner), struggles with her African-American identity.

Cast: Lana Turner , John Gavin , Sandra Dee , Dan O'Herlihy , Susan Kohner , Robert Alda , Juanita Moore , Mahalia Jackson

Director: Douglas Sirk

Genres: Drama

Distributor: MCA/Universal Pictures [us], Universal International Pictures, Universal Home Entertainment

Imitation of Life (1959)

Release Date: January 22nd, 2007|2 hr. 5 min.

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