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Behind the Candelabra (2013)

Behind the Candelabra
6.7 Rating
(100 ratings)
7 IMDB rating

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Starring (View all)
Matt Damon

Matt Damon

Scott Thorson
Scott Bakula

Scott Bakula

Bob Black
Eddie Jemison

Eddie Jemison

Assistant Director
Randy Lowell

Randy Lowell

Director
Tom Roach

Tom Roach

Stunt Actor
Shamus Cooley

Shamus Cooley

Camera Assistant
John Smutny

John Smutny

Sound Mixer


Written by (View all)
Richard LaGravenese

Richard LaGravenese

(screenplay)
Scott Thorson

Scott Thorson

(book) and


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7 months, 3 weeks ago at Jan 9 12:21
Regista dalla carriera saltabeccante, Soderbergh si lascia volentieri andare ad azzardi che non sempre è ben capace di padroneggiare. In questo caso, però, la sfida può dirsi vinta: non era certo semplice mettere in immagini la sceneggiatura di Richard LaGravenese tratta dalle memorie di Scott Thorson sul rapporto tra quest’ultimo e Liberace, a partire dalle idee preconcette che possono azzop... read more

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6 months, 1 week ago at Feb 22 11:24
Campy and frankly, a little pointless. Great acting but otherwise nothing from the plot engages the audience much.
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Release date: 7 June 2013
2013 (7), Drama (4), Biography (4), Hbo (3), 2010s (3), Biopic (3), Usa (2), Romance (2), Tv Movie (1), Gay (1), Legend (1), Carryonbuff (1), 1980s (1), 1970s (1), Plastic Surgery (1), Drugs (1), Break Up (1), Love Story (1), Music (1), American (1)
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