Bette and Joan by Anton Burge

By Anton Burge

Once grande dames of Hollywood, via 1962 arch-rivals Bette Davis and Joan Crawford have been at risk of turning into has-beens. Then a chance got here alongside: to seem jointly in a brand new motion picture referred to as no matter what occurred To child Jane? Bette & Joan depicts the 2 stars, in adjoining dressing rooms, among takes at the set of child Jane. whereas Joan manages her anxiousness by way of lacing her Pepsi with vodka and signing photos for her cherished lovers, Bette chain smokes and muses on her lovelife, and her skill to select an honest script, by no means an honest guy. in the back of the bitching and useful jokes we see every one woman's insecurities and regrets, and their competition is printed to be underpinned by means of grudging appreciate as they try to determine their new roles in existence in addition to of their careers.

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