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Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool (2017)
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Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Liverpool, 1978: What starts as a vibrant affair between a legendary femme-fatale, the eccentric Academy Award-winning actress Gloria Grahame, and her young lover, British actor Peter Turner, quickly grows into a deeper relationship, with Turner being the person Gloria turns to for comfort.
Style: touching, captivating, melancholic, thought provoking
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, terminal illness, dying, femme fatale, promise, breast cancer, lie, doctor, mother daughter relationship, theatre audience, cancer, love, life is a bitch, actress, actor's life, older woman younger man sex, sex, dog, dancing, fight, casino, hotel, blonde, female nudity, illness ...
Time: 70s, 80s, year 1979, year 1981
Place: liverpool, new york, england, los angeles, california, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city

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