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Darling (1965)

 -  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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Basil Henson ...
Alec Prosser-Jones
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Felicity Prosser-Jones
Carlo Palmucci ...
Curzio della Romita
Dante Posani ...
Gino
Umberto Raho ...
Palucci
Marika Rivera ...
Woman
Alex Scott ...
Sean Martin
Ernest Walder ...
Kurt
Brian Wilde ...
Willett
Pauline Yates ...
Estelle Gold
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Storyline

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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A powerful and bold motion picture...made by adults...with adults...for adults! See more »

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Drama | Romance

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TV-MA | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

3 August 1965 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Darling - A Que Amou Demais  »

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Budget:

£400,000 (estimated)
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(Westrex Recording System)

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1.66 : 1
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Trivia

Hugo Dyson was a fellow of Merton College, Oxford. He was also a member of the Inklings, a group which included C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien. However, he often loudly expressed his displeasure when Tolkien read early versions of his stories. He is recorded at one Inkling meeting as saying "Oh, fuck, not another elf!" See more »

Goofs

In a compartment on a train after their visit with the writer Southgate, Diana and Robert kiss. Both of Robert's hands touch her face in a close shot. When the angle changes to a shot from the corridor looking into the compartment, they are still embracing but Robert has a cigarette in his right hand which is resting on his knee. See more »

Quotes

Robert Gold: Your idea of fidelity is not having more than one man in bed at the same time.
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Perfectly personifies 1960's London
30 November 1998 | by See all my reviews

This movie could go in a time capsule, and you would know everything necessary about what it was like to live in London in the 1960's...maybe you'd want to add something about The Beatles also. This is also one of the rare times when someone actually won an Oscar and deserved it! No one but the great Julie Christie could have played this part; she is perfection. The black & white cinematography only adds to the mood of the piece. And what a title! It says it all.


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