Imitation of Life | 1959

Drama, Adaptation
Story follows the lives of two mothers and their relationships to their only child daughters. The one mother, a successful actress, has grown distant from her daughter. The other is the black housekeeper to the ...more
Director: Douglas Sirk
Awards: 1 Oscar nomination. Another 2 nominations | full awards »

Cast

... Lora Meredith

Actor

... Steve Archer

Actor

... Susie Meredith--Age 16

Actor

... David Edwards

Actor

... Sarah Jane--Age 18

Actor

... Allen Loomis

Actor

... Annie Johnson

Actor

... Susie--Age 6

Actor

... Herself

Actor

... Sarah Jane--Age 8

Actor

... Young Man

Actor

... Photographer

Actor

Synopsis

Story follows the lives of two mothers and their relationships to their only child daughters. The one mother, a successful actress, has grown distant from her daughter. The other is the black housekeeper to the actress whose own light-skinned daughter can pass for white and decides to disown any connection to her race, much to her mother's heartbreak.

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