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  • Release: 1959-03-20
  • Director: Douglas Sirk
  • Writers: Eleanore Griffin , Allan Scott , Fannie Hurst
  • Language: English
  • Stars: Lana Turner , John Gavin , Sandra Dee , Susan Kohner
  • Runtime: 125 min
  • Awards: Nominated for 2 Oscars. 4 wins & 7 nominations total
  • AKA: Imitation of Life , Αυτή Είναι η Ζωή μου (Greece) , 悲しみは空の彼方に (Japan) , Imitation of Life (Australia) , Kanashimi wa sora no kanata ni (Japan) , Imitacija života (Serbia) , Imitación de la vida (Mexico) , Suurinta elämässä (Finland) , Den stora lögnen (Sweden) , Imitación de la vida (Argentina) , Opprør mot livet (Norway) , Imitation of Life (United States of America) , Imitacja życia (Poland) , Imitación de la vida (Venezuela) , Látszatélet (Hungary) , Imitação da Vida (Portugal, Portuguese Republic) , Imitation of Life (Canada) , Imitacija zivljenja (Slovenia) , Lad andre kun dømme (Denmark) , Zwierciadło życia (Poland) , Afti einai i zoi mou (Greece) , Solange es Menschen gibt , Imitación a la vida (Spain) , Имитация жизни , Zehirli hayat (Turkey) , Imitation of Life (United Kingdom) , Imitação da Vida (Brazil) , Imitación de la vida (Uruguay, Eastern Republic of) , Odeio Minha Mãe (Brazil) , Lo specchio della vita (Italy) , Mirage de la vie (France, French Republic) , 春風秋雨 (Taiwan) , Solange es Menschen gibt (Austria)
  • Plot:

    Lora Meredith, a white widow who dreams of being on Broadway, has a chance encounter with Annie Johnson, a black single mother. Annie becomes the caretaker of Lora’s daughter, Susie, while Lora pursues her stage career. Both women deal with the difficulties of motherhood: Lora’s thirst for fame threatens her relationship with Susie, while Annie’s light-skinned daughter, Sarah Jane, struggles with her African-American identity.

  • IMDB:tt0052918
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