Frances

"Good"

Frances Review


This fairly engaging (if over-long) biopic of infamous 1930s actress Frances Farmer is a showpiece for Jessica Lange, who I normally am not a big fan of. Unfortunately though the story glosses over some of the big details in Farmer's life. While we get her incarceration in a mental asylum and lobotomization, her various celebrity weddings barely get a mention. Similarly, her life after release from the loony bin gets covered only in a title card before the credits.


Frances

Facts and Figures

Run time: 140 mins

In Theaters: Thursday 3rd February 1983

Distributed by: LionsGate Entertainment

Production compaines: Brooksfilms, EMI Films

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 3 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 93%
Fresh: 14 Rotten: 1

IMDB: 7.4 / 10

Cast & Crew

Director: Graeme Clifford

Producer:

Starring: as Frances Farmer, as Lillian Farmer, as Harry York, as Ernest Farmer, as Hitchhiker, Bonnie Bartlett as Studio Stylist, Donald Craig as Ralph Edwards, Sarah Cunningham as Alma Styles, as Luther, J. Michael Flynn as Bit part, Ted King as Doktor, Casey MacGill as Sänger

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