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R| 1 hr. 30 min.

Plot Summary
Following a failed marriage and a gang rape, Bettie Page (Gretchen Mol) arrives in New York City and soon begins a career as a model and an aspiring actress. She becomes a celebrated pinup girl but experiences a series of missed opportunities and failed relationships.

Cast: Gretchen Mol , Chris Bauer , Jared Harris , Sarah Paulson , Cara Seymour , David Strathairn , Lili Taylor , John Cullum

Director: Mary Harron

Genres: Biography, Drama

Distributor: Picturehouse

The Notorious Bettie Page (2005)

Release Date: April 14th, 2006|1 hr. 30 min.

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  • 75
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    Harron needed just the right actress to play Bettie. And she lucked out big time. Gretchen Mol (The Shape of Things) is hot stuff in every sense of the term. She delivers the first performance by an actress this year that deserves serious Oscar consideration. show more

  • 75
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    Floats on the charm and the labors of its lead actress, Gretchen Mol, who single-handedly makes the picture worth seeing. show more

  • 63
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    Because we are left with so many questions, the film emerges as emotionally lacking and flat when it should be moving, or at least enlightening. show more

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