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Bettie Page Reveals All (2012)

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The world's greatest pinup model and cult icon, Bettie Page, recounts the true story of how her free expression overcame government witch-hunts to help launch America's sexual revolution.

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Himself - Founder, Playboy Enterprises
Olivia de Berardinis ...
Herself - Pin-Up Artist
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Herself - Burlesque Performer
Greg Theakston ...
Himself - Publisher, The Betty Pages
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Himself - Director
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Himself - Celebrity Blogger
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Himself - Fashion Designer
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Herself - Actress & Model
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Herself - Actress & Model
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Herself - Actress
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Herself - Actress & Model
Stacy Burke ...
Herself - Fetish Model
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Herself - Actress & Model
Joseph Arias ...
Himself - Performer (as Joey Arias)
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With a natural photogenic poise and a vivaciously innocent risqué flair, there never was a pinup model like Bettie Page. Through Page's own words and interviews with her closest associates, we explore her extraordinary life growing up in a troubled childhood until she found a wild career as the Queen of the Pin-up Girls. In doing so, Page would challenge the paranoid sexual repression of the 1950s with uncommon grace until she walked away at the peak of her career. We also follow her quiet troubled later years struggling with unhappy marriages and mental illness that threaten to consume her even as she found a higher faith. Despite those challenges, Page's popularity would rise again in a more accepting time to become a celebrated icon of fearless sexuality and beauty. Written by Kenneth Chisholm (kchishol@rogers.com)

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Rated R for sexual content and graphic nudity throughout | See all certifications »

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22 November 2013 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$4,846 (USA) (22 November 2013)

Gross:

$102,378 (USA) (24 January 2014)
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wow
17 July 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

It is so amazing to hear Betty's story in a very real sense. this woman lived a very full life that should be respected and celebrated. great job on the filmmaker's part...you have made Betty an identifiable person. I think many of us can relate to the things she had done and been through in life, and honestly admire. Betty lived her life in many arenas and I love that this was represented. I found it especially important that her voice is heard throughout the film. This film is the most thorough representation of the complexity and movement of Betty's life that has been presented to the public so far. It brings the viewer beyond the photos and videos ad gives us insight into the whole person who is certainly an icon. Who would have imagined that Betty was living an entire life outside of the pinups?


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