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Romance Drama 19592h 5mOn: Rent or Buy Only Tags: Adaptation Friendship Country: America

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.Imitation of Life featuring Lana Turner and John Gavin is available for rent or purchase on iTunes, available for rent or purchase on Google Play, available for rent or purchase on Prime Video, and 2 others. It's a drama and romance movie with a high IMDb audience rating of 7.8 (15,606 votes).

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#1400 Ranked in Romance Movies

#3951 Ranked in Drama Movies

Imitation of Life has a high IMDb audience rating of 7.8 (15,606 votes). The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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