Darling (1965)

TV-MA  |   |  Drama, Romance  |  3 August 1965 (USA)
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A beautiful but amoral model sleeps her way to the top of the London fashion scene at the height of the Swinging Sixties.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
José Luis de Vilallonga ...
Prince Cesare della Romita (as Jose Luis De Villalonga)
Basil Henson ...
Alec Prosser-Jones
Felicity Prosser-Jones
Carlo Palmucci ...
Curzio della Romita
Dante Posani ...
Umberto Raho ...
Marika Rivera ...
Alex Scott ...
Sean Martin
Ernest Walder ...
Brian Wilde ...
Pauline Yates ...
Estelle Gold


Young, attractive and vivacious, model Diana Scott is firmly decided to become rich and famous as well. To succeed, she does not hesitate to take bold steps. After a while, she literally strikes gold: she meets Robert Gold, a well-known TV journalist, who not only introduces her into new social and professional circles, but also abandons his family to live with her. Diana seems to have happily combined success and love. However, in those roaring sixties, others are ready to offer her even more money, fame, and, seemingly, fun than Robert can... Written by Eduardo Casais <casaise@acm.org>

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Release Date:

3 August 1965 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Darling - A Que Amou Demais  »

Box Office


£400,000 (estimated)

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Sound Mix:

(Westrex Recording System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Audrey Hepburn, Elizabeth Taylor and Monica Vitti were considered for Diana Scott. See more »


The singing lady in the final scene is clearly wired up and most likely wearing a microphone under her dress. See more »


Diana Scott: I always feel as if there's one more corner to turn, and I'll be there.
Miles Brand: And so you will.
Diana Scott: Then there'll be another.
Miles Brand: That's the attraction of corners.
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Referenced in Factory Girl (2006) See more »

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Darling revisited
8 July 2007 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

To see this 60's landmark film is quite something. In many ways could be considered a period piece and at the same time it could have been conceived yesterday. Julie Christie's performance is the insurance "Darling" has to ensure its powerful sailing through the years into the forever ever. She is extraordinary! Schlesinger lets himself be guided by something other than his British restrain and fear of sentimentality here. He is tough and poetic telling us the story of Diana Scott (could had been Lady Diana Spencer to a T) with understanding and compassion but without trying to make her a sympathetic character. Julie Christie takes care of that in what, time will tell, in fact is already telling us, one of the best performances on film, ever.

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