De-Lovely

Synopsis: 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.
Director(s): Irwin Winkler
Production: United Artists
  Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 2 wins & 11 nominations.
 
IMDB:
6.6
Metacritic:
53
Rotten Tomatoes:
48%
PG-13
Year:
2004
125 min
$13,148,028
Website
26 Views

Then the story's broken threads

we might be mending

They're so good, it's a shame

more people aren't paying attention.

Cole can take care of that.

Which one is Cole Porter?

The one who's standing, who's being

so serious about being playful...

that's my husband Gerald.

And the one who's playing at not being

serious at all, that's Cole Porter.

-Has somebody died?

-l think it was us, Cole.

-Linda Lee.

-Sara Murphy.

-We met at Lady Mendel's.

-Yes, indeed.

ls that Linda Lee Thomas with Sara?

-l really couldn't say.

-No, it is, and just as they described her:

The most beautiful divorce in Paris.

My God, she's ravishing.

ls this gonna be another Porter fascination?

An obsession without preliminaries?

Obsessions don't have preliminaries.

-Will you join me?

-l'm a married man.

No, come on grab a chair.

Let's really light a fire

under these deadbeats.

You begin.

I have heard, among this clan

You are called ''the forgotten man''

Well, did you ever?

What a swell party this is

Have you heard that Mimsie Starr

just got pinched in the Astor Bar?

Well, did you ever?

What a swell party this is

Take over.

-You're not gonna pinch her in the ass?

-l might.

Reggie's rather scatterbrained

He dove in when the pool was drained

Well, did you ever?

What a swell party this is

It's great, it's grand

It's wonderland

It's tops, it's first

It's DuPont, it's Hearst

What clothes, quel chic

What pearls, they're the peak

What glamor, what cheer

This will simply slay you, dear

Have you heard the coast of Maine

just got hit by a hurricane?

Well, did you ever?

What a swell party this is

Have you heard that poor dear Blanche

Got run down by an avalanche?

Well, did you ever?

What a swell party this is

What daiquiris

What sherry, please

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Jay Cocks

John C. "Jay" Cocks, Jr. (born January 12, 1944) is an American film critic and screenwriter. He is a graduate of Kenyon College. He was a critic for Time, Newsweek, and Rolling Stone, among other magazines, before shifting to screenplay writing.[1] He is married to actress Verna Bloom. more…

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