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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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José Luis de Vilallonga ...
Prince Cesare della Romita (as Jose Luis De Villalonga)
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Alec Prosser-Jones
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Felicity Prosser-Jones
Carlo Palmucci ...
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Dante Posani ...
Gino
Umberto Raho ...
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Alex Scott ...
Sean Martin
Ernest Walder ...
Kurt
Brian Wilde ...
Willett
Pauline Yates ...
Estelle Gold
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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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Drama | Romance

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3 August 1965 (USA)  »

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Darling - A Que Amou Demais  »

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£400,000 (estimated)
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The second of three collaborations between John Schlesinger and Julie Christie. The first was Billy Liar (1963) and the third, Far from the Madding Crowd (1967). See more »

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

Quotes

Miles Brand: Why, Carlotta. How savage we are tonight. Did someone go back to their wife?
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Darling Just Darling
5 October 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I first saw this film when I was a teenager and it made a big impact on me, and I'm happy to report that after 40 some odd years the film stills holds up and entertains one very well indeed. Of course at the center is the beautiful Julie Christie who is in every scene. The story is about a beautiful but basically empty young woman and the shallow life she lives in mod London of the 60's. The film is a bit dated and some of the points that Schlesinger makes are sometimes labored, heavy handed and overdone ie the charity ball, the orgy like party in Paris, but these are small qualms. The film has a terrific performance by Bogarde and Christie was the best choice for an Oscar that year. The people on this list who harp about her not deserving an Oscar and that Julie Andrews was robbed because she didn't win for the soppy unwatchable Sound Of Music do not know what they are talking about. It was bad enough that they gave Andrews an Oscar for Mary Poppins the year before. And besides the Oscars rarely give the award to the "best" performance or film of the year anyway. Just take a look at what and who has won in the last few years. Crash Julia Roberts, Gweneth Palthrow, Gladitor I could go on and on.


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