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Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool. Even the most liberated actress who resisted the objectifying looks of the old studio bosses, ultimately asks her lover "How do I look?
The Globe Theater, ran by the famous playwrig Based on Ian McEwan's novel. In England, a young couple find their idyllic romance colliding with issues of sexual freedom and societal pressure, leading to an awkward and fateful wedding night. On the eve of retirement a middle class, judgmental snob discovers her husband has been having an affair with her best friend and is forced into exile with her bohemian sister who lives on an impoverished inner-city council estate.
Semi-true story of the Hollywood murder that occurred at a star-studded gathering aboard William Randolph Hearst 's yacht in After a German invasion in World War II, a young girl finds refuge in an abandoned home in rural England where she meets a soldier who mysteriously knows her name. Real life proves to be just as dramatic off-screen as it does on it for aging Hollywood superstar Gloria Grahame Annette Bening and her much younger lover, Peter Turner Jamie Bell.
As their mismatched romance waxes and wanes over time, events conspire to keep them in each other's lives even when it proves to be difficult and demanding. Ultimately, they find that they must each come to terms with whatever fate they face in the future whether they are together or apart. Written by AnonymousB.
As the movie opens and Elton John's "Song For Guy" plays in the background , we are told it's "Liverpool, England, " and we see Gloria applying make-up and getting ready for a theater performance.
But she falls ill. She reaches out to Peter Turner in nearby Liverpool and asks if she can come stay at his mum's house. Peter agrees. We then go back in time to "Primrose Hill, London, ", and we see Peter running into Gloria for the first time.
Forest Rating: 6. HD The Historian. Remember me Forgot password? Not a member yet? Both encourage Peter not to marry Gloria, given Gloria's earlier and scandalous marriage to her former stepson Anthony Ray who was also significantly her junior. Peter and Gloria reveal to each other that they've both experimented with same-sex attraction. In October , once contacting Gloria's doctor in Lancaster, Peter learns that Gloria's breast cancer has returned after initial remission in Gloria has refused any further treatment.
Peter eventually confronts Gloria with what he knows, but Gloria insists she'll get better. Peter reluctantly shares the prognosis with his family, Gloria's hosts. Peter tells his friend Eileen that he still loves Gloria. From , Gloria and Peter's romance continues until the spring of , and Peter spends time with Gloria in New York City , including a visit from Eileen. Gloria invites Peter to live with her in America full-time. However, shortly thereafter, Gloria suddenly cools to the relationship without explanation, distancing herself from Peter.