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STAR RATINGS EXPLAINED
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Excellent 4 Stars
Good 3 Stars
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Tragic 1 Star

FILM DETAILS
Certificate 18
Cast
Susan Sarandon
James Spader
Kathy Bates
Eileen Brennan
Directors
Luis Mandoki
Screenwriters
Glenn Savan
Ted Tally
Alvin Sargent
Running Time
102 minutes

White Palace
Beautifully handles love story with supreme performances from Spader and Sarandon


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Plot
One night in a bar advertising exec Max Baron he meets Nora Baker - a 43-year-old waitress with a fixation on Marilyn Monroe. The couple gradually fall in love, though age and social differences mean that the path of true love is strewn with problems.


Verdict
Beautifully observed stuff, classy performances, and an occasionally exquisitely funny movie.


Reviewed by Tom Tunney

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