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Darling (1965)

TV-MA | | Drama, Romance | 3 August 1965 (USA)
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

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Diana Scott
... Miles Brand
... Robert Gold
... Prince Cesare della Romita (as Jose Luis De Villalonga)
... Malcolm
Basil Henson ... Alec Prosser-Jones
... Felicity Prosser-Jones
... Curzio della Romita
Dante Posani ... Gino
... Palucci
Marika Rivera ... Woman
... Sean Martin
Ernest Walder ... Kurt
... 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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3 August 1965 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Darling - A Que Amou Demais  »

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Budget:

£400,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$12,000,000, 31 January 2000
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1.37 : 1
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John Cassavetes, William Holden, George Maharis and Maximilian Schell were considered for the role of Robert Gold. See more »

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When Robert and Diana are throwing things into the river, the tide is fully out. They see the derelict house, go and investigate and then discuss it outside again, when the tide is fully in. See more »

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[first lines]
"Ideal Woman" Interviewer: Well, I do want our readers to feel that it is really your story; so, I thought I'd perhaps ask you a few questions and if you'd just answer them in your own words.
Diana Scott: Yes, I see. Alright, ask away.
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Darling revisited
8 July 2007 | by 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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