Athens International Film Festival

Valley of the Dolls

They’re young, beautiful and full of dreams. Soon, they will see their expectations fall short, become victims of substance abuse and live on the dark side of fame. Elbow-deep into the gritty reality of show business, they will fight until the very end to maintain their innocence...

They’re young, beautiful and full of dreams. Soon, they will see their expectations fall short, become victims of substance abuse and live on the dark side of fame. Elbow-deep into the gritty reality of show business, they will fight until the very end to maintain their innocence... Just as pompous as the plot synopsis you just finished reading, the on-screen version of «Valley of the Dolls» - faithfully adapted from Jacqueline Susann’s best-selling novel – turns the leading trio’s desperate attempts to achieve celebrity status into a sultry soap opera full of amusing cliches replicated ad infinitum, life lessons with no teacher, unforgettable one-liners and indescribably outrageous scenes that deserve to be immortalized in their own private pantheon. A huge box office success at the time, Mark Robson’s film is still held in high regard by those who can appreciate the indisputable value of first-rate trash. L.K.


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Σκηνοθεσία / Director: Mark Robson

Σενάριο / Screenwriters: Jacqueline Susann, Helen Deutsch, Dorothy Kingsley

Φωτογραφία / DoP: William H. Daniels

Μουσική / Music: André Previn, Dory Previn, John Williams

Μοντάζ / Editor: Dorothy Spencer

Ηθοποιοί / Principal Cast: Barbara Parkins, Patty Duke, Sharon Tate, Susan Hayward, Lee Grant

ΗΠΑ / USA

1967

Εγχρωμο / Color

123'

Αγγλικά / English

* Screened on September 20th and September 25th



    Publication date: 2012-09-10 12:34:52

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