Imitation of Life 1959
Lora Meredith, a white single mother who dreams of being on Broadway, has a chance encounter with Annie Johnson, a black widow. Annie becomes the caretaker of Lora's daughter, Suzie, 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, struggles with her African-American identity.
Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 3 wins & 4 nominations.
2h 5min | Drama
Stars: Lana Turner, John Gavin, Sandra Dee
Director: Douglas Sirk
Subtitle: No Subtitle
Rating: Not Rated