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By on July 24, 2009

Category: 39
All Genres: Biography, Drama, Music, Musical, Romance
Release Year: 2004
Country: USA, UK
Runtime: 125
Rating: (0)
Languages: English
Director: Irwin Winkler
Sound: DTS, Dolby Digital, SDDS

  • A love that would never die and music that would live forever.

  • Writing by: Jay Cocks – (written by)

    Produced by: Simon Channing Williams – executive producer
    Rob Cowan – producer
    Gail Egan – executive producer
    Georgina Lowe – line producer
    Charles Winkler – producer
    Irwin Winkler – producer

    Cast: Kevin Kline – Cole Porter
    Ashley Judd – Linda Porter
    Jonathan Pryce – Gabe
    Kevin McNally – Gerald Murphy
    Sandra Nelson – Sara Murphy
    Allan Corduner – Monty Woolley
    Peter Polycarpou – Louis B. Mayer
    Keith Allen – Irving Berlin
    James Wilby – Edward Thomas
    Kevin McKidd – Bobby Reed
    Richard Dillane – Bill Wrather

    Music: Thomas Newman
    Official Website: Visit Website

    Plot Outline: Inspecting a magical biographical stage musical, composer Cole Porter reviews his life and career with his wife, Linda.
    Plot: De-Lovely is an original musical portrait of American composer Cole Porter, filled with his unforgettable songs. In the film, Porter is looking back on his life as if it was one of his spectacular stage shows, with the people and events of his life becoming the actors and action onstage. Through elaborate production numbers and popular hits like “Anything Goes,” “It's De-Lovely,” and “Night and Day,” Porter's elegant, excessive past comes to light – including his deeply complicated relationship with his wife and muse, Linda Lee Porter.

    Movie Quotes: Cole Porter: If I can survive this movie, I can survive anything.

    Crazy Credits: We know about 1 Crazy Credits. One of them reads:
    Before the Title appears the following: “In all the history of the boxing game, you'll find no human interest story to compare with the life narrative of James J. Braddock.”  - Damon Runyon (1936)

    Goofs: We know about 7 goofs. Here comes one of them:
    Continuity: After the conclusion of “Let's Do It (Let's Fall In Love)” Linda reaches into her purse twice to give Cole his cigarette case.

    Trivia: There are 6 entries in the trivia list – like these:

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