12 certificateImitation of Life is a Film programme that first aired in 1959 and has been classified a 12 certificate.

Imitation of Life is a 4 star programme

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Imitation of Life (1959)

Directed by
Douglas Sirk

Actress Lora takes housekeeper Annie into her home along with her light-skinned daughter. The maid helps Lora regain her stability and the actress in turn helps the young girl in her search to grow out of her mother's shadow. Compelling Douglas Sirk drama which brought Lana Turner back to the big time after her scandalous affair with gangster Johnny Stompanato

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Genre: Film

Production Year: 1959

4/5 Stars

Classification: 12 Certificate

Production Country: USA

Filmed in Colour


Image for Lana TurnerLana Turner...Lora Meredith
John Gavin...Steve Archer
Sandra Dee...Susie age 16
Robert Alda...Allen Loomis
Susan Kohner...Sarah Jane age 18
Dan O'Herlihy...David Edwards
Juanita Moore...Annie Johnson
Karin Dicker...Sarah Jane age 8
Terry Burnham...Susie age 6
John Vivyan...Young man
Lee Goodman...Photographer
Ann Robinson...Showgirl
Troy Donahue...Frankie
Sandra Gould...Annette
David Tomack...Mr. McKenney