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Imitation of Life (1959)

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Release Date:April 30, 1959
Running time:125 minutes
Cast:Lana Turner, John Gavin, Sandra Dee, Susan Kohner, Robert Alda
Director:Douglas Sirk
Writer:Eleanore Griffin, Allan Scott

Description: This is a tear-jerking melodrama about a single mother who hires a black woman to care for her child. The film subverts Hollywood conventions to create a bitter critique of American racism and capitalism.

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