The Rose Movie Review 1979

Information and Film Reviews for The Rose the Movie

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Modeled after the life of Janis Joplin, Midler plays a young, talented and self-destructive blues/rock singer. Professional triumphs don't stop her lonely restlessness and confused love affairs. The best exhibition of the rock and roll world outside of documentaries. Electrifying film debut for Midler features an incredible collection of songs.


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Available on VHS
Running time 134 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Musical Drama, Price of Fame, Martyred Pop Icons, Struggling Musicians
Bette Midler, Alan Bates, Frederic Forrest, Harry Dean Stanton, David Keith
Vilmos Zsigmond
Mark Rydell
20th Century-Fox


Golden Globes 1980: Actress--Mus./Comedy (Midler), Song ("The Rose"); Natl. Soc. Film Critics 1979: Support. Actor (Forrest).

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