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The Notorious Bettie Page

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The Notorious Bettie Page

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
runtime:
91 minutes
Limited Release Date:
04/14/06
performer:
Gretchen Mol, David Strathairn, Lili Taylor
director:
Mary Harron
distributor:
Picturehouse
author:
Mary Harron
genre:
Biography

We gave it a B+

In Mary Harron’s frisky and fascinating biopic, Gretchen Mol, as the legendary ’50s pinup, gets Page’s naughty/nice erotic charisma to an astonishing degree. Yet the film doesn’t explore her interior life in any revelatory way.