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Beautiful Darling

USA, English, 85 mins

  • Director: James Rasin
  • Writer: James Rasin
  • Producer: Elizabeth Bentley; Gill Holland

CGiii Comment

Candy Darling...and her short life.
 
This is an affectionate film - clearly, loved by so many.
 
She really does come across as a lovely, lovely lady...with dreams and torments.
 
Exquisitely told.
 
RIP
 

Trailer...

The(ir) Blurb...

Candy Darling was a fixture in the New York Off-Broadway scene in the 60s, in Warhol films such as Women in Revolt and Flesh, and became a prominent personality in Warhol's circles, influencing such noted contemporary artists as Madonna, David Bowie and Lou Reed. This documentary will use a series of interviews, archival footage, and images from Candy's home in Massapequa, NY. Archival footage includes rare 25 year old interviews conducted by Jeremiah Newton with members of Warhol's Factory and Tennessee Williams. The film features interviews with colleagues, contemporaries and friends of Candy, including John Waters, Peter Beard, Holly Woodlawn, Bob Colacello, Geraldine Smith, Pat Hackett and Ron Delsener.

Cast & Characters

George Abagnalo as Himself;
Paul Ambrose as Himself;
Penny Arcade as Herself;
Peter Beard as Himself;
Bob Colacello as Himself;
Jayne County as Herself;
Jackie Curtis as Herself;
Candy Darling as Herself;
Ron Delsener as Himself;
Jane Fonda as Herself;
Vincent Fremont as Himself;
Aaron Richard Golub as Himself;
Sam Green as Himself;
Pat Hackett as Herself;
Helen Hanft as Herself

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