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The Rose
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The Rose 1979


From Amazon: Bette Midler plays a Janis Joplin-like singer overwhelmed by stardom and its excesses. Mark Rydell (On Golden Pond) directs what is a kind of hybrid showcase for Midler's concert talents and a standard pop biopic, with the usual rhythms of desire, success, betrayal, failure, and such. Alan Bates is the best thing about the movie as the Rose's ruthless manager, and Harry Dean Stanton and Frederic Forrest add some interesting seasoning. But as a whole, the film can't rise above its mixed purposes or clichés. --Tom Keogh (read more)

Directed By:
No image existsMark Rydell
Starring:
No image existsBette Midler
No image existsAlan Bates
No image existsFrederic Forrest
No image existsHarry Dean Stanton
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The Rose Movie Review by Jessica Film Junkie (3/20/2007)

One of the better biopics stars Bette Midler as a Janis Joplin type singer who burns out quickly despite an amazing talent.

This is a moving and messy film with a great theme song that continues to resonate to this day.

Midler is perfection as the atypical beauty with a huge voice, if only this film was more fact-based...

(complete The Rose review by Jessica Film Junkie)



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