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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Matt Damon
Michael Douglas
Rob Lowe
Debbie Reynolds
Dan Aykroyd
Scott Bakula
Directors
Steven Soderbergh
Screenwriters
Richard LaGravenese
Running Time
118 minutes

Behind The Candelabra
Boogie Woogie Nights


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Plot
After young, bisexual show-dog trainer Scott Thorson (Damon) is introduced to aging megastar pianist Liberace (Douglas), the pair become lovers, despite the latter being publicly heterosexual. This is the story of their strange, troubled, six-year relationship.


Verdict
Who’d have thought Michael Douglas and Matt Damon would make such an astonishing, convincing on-screen couple? Steven Soderbergh, that’s who...


Reviewed by Dan Jolin

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