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The Rose

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Bette Midler stars as Rose in this somber drama loosely based on the life of the late Janis Joplin. She plays an ill-fated singer who succumbs to the pressures of performing by indulging in drugs and alcohol. Read More
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September 01, 2011
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This is one of Midler's great performances.In this loose biopic,we find Rose Foster similar in character to the late rocker Janis Joplin. Drugs and alcohol are the scene,when you are followed by \"groupies\" .Foster seems to be overwhelmed and swept into the \"party crowd\".As Rose,Bette seems lost, and the people around her don't even try to intervene for her welfare. The

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