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Lucy (2003)

TV Movie  -   -  Biography | Comedy | Drama  -  4 May 2003 (USA)
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MOW about the life of Lucille Ball, focusing on the loving yet tumultuous relationship with Desi Arnaz.

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After her parents are financially ruined in a lawsuit over a shooting accident, Lucille 'Lucy' Ball pursues her dream of fame as actress. She succeeds in comical parts, often the girl who gets the cake in her face. Then she meets and soon marries the love of her life, Desiderio 'Desi' . Ricky, Latin band leader and aristocratic son of an exiled Cuban mayor. Desi proves a business genius, who gets a revolutionary method adopted to gain production control of the sitcom "I Love Lucy", a format devised for him and Lucy to star in. Despite offspring, their family life soon gets into stormy waters, mainly due to his infidelity, gambling and temper. Written by KGF Vissers

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When the comedy stopped...real life began.


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When Desi shows off his new boat it is the early 50s, yet Lucy drives off in a 60 Caddilac limo. See more »

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Desi Arnaz: I work hard, I play hard, I drink hard and I love hard.
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References Roman Scandals (1933) See more »

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The ups and downs of America's greatest comedienne
4 May 2003 | by (Minnesota) – See all my reviews

Before I watched this tv movie I did not know much about one of my favorite actresses. After watching it, I realized how sad Lucille Ball's life really was. It had it's great moments too, but I didn't realize how sad it was. This movie was very good and told the story of the beloved Lucille Ball very well. I highly reccommend it.


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