Behind the Candelabra | 2013

Drama, Adaptation
Based on the true story of Liberace's tumultuous relationship and affair with Scott Thorson, a handsome yet drug-addicted lover, who ends up suing for palimony after their separation.
Director: Steven Soderbergh
Awards: 1 Golden Globe nomination. Another 6 wins & 6 nominations | full awards »

Cast

... Liberace

Actor

... Scott Thorson

Actor

... Seymour Heller

Actor

... Bob Black

Actor

... Mr. Y

Actor

... Billy Leatherwood

Actor

... Assistant Director

Actor

... Mr. Felder

Actor

... Ray Arnett

Actor

... Dr. Jack Startz

Actor

... Carlucci

Actor

... Tracy Schnelker

Actor

Company

Production Company

HBO Films

Production Company

Hat Trick Catering

Production Company

Jerry Weintraub Productions

Production Company

Production Company

Synopsis

Wladziu Valentino Liberace, a musical prodigy, emerged as a concert soloist at age 11 and was performing in symphony orchestras by his teenage years. He soon become a worldwide star, known as much for his flamboyant dress and lifestyle as his records, media appearances and musical talent, up until his death in 1987. Based on the true story of Liberace's tumultuous relationship and affair with Scott Thorson, a handsome yet drug-addicted lover, who ends up suing for palimony after their separation.

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