History Film / TheRose

30th Apr '15 11:48:57 AM nombretomado
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* AwardBaitSong: The title tune, sung by Middler, is actually an aversion; because composer Amanda [=McBroom=] hadn't written the song specifically for the movie, it was ineligible for Academy Award consideration. (It did win Middler a GrammyAward, however, and became a massive hit.)

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* AwardBaitSong: The title tune, sung by Middler, Midler, is actually an aversion; because composer Amanda [=McBroom=] hadn't written the song specifically for the movie, it was ineligible for Academy Award consideration. (It did win Middler Midler a GrammyAward, UsefulNotes/GrammyAward, however, and became a massive hit.)
17th Feb '15 3:23:20 PM Mdumas43073
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* AwardBaitSong: The title tune, sung by Middler, is actually an aversion; because composer Amanda [=McBroom=] hadn't written the song specifically for the movie, it was ineligible for Academy Award consideration. (It did win Middler a GrammyAward, however, and became a massive hit.)
17th Feb '15 3:18:18 PM Mdumas43073
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A 1979 film directed by Mark Rydell, and starring Bette Midler in her first film appearance as a vulnerable, self-destructive rock singer looking for love.

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A 1979 film directed by Mark Rydell, Rydell and starring Bette Midler in her first film appearance as a vulnerable, self-destructive rock singer looking for love.
17th Feb '15 3:17:26 PM Mdumas43073
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A 1979 film starring Bette Midler in her first role, directed by Mark Rydell. A vulnerable, self-destructive rock singer looks for love.

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A 1979 film directed by Mark Rydell, and starring Bette Midler in her first role, directed by Mark Rydell. A film appearance as a vulnerable, self-destructive rock singer looks looking for love.
17th Feb '15 3:16:47 PM Mdumas43073
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* NoCelebritiesWereHarmed: Rose is a thinly-veiled version of Music/JanisJoplin.

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* NoCelebritiesWereHarmed: Rose is basically a thinly-veiled version of Music/JanisJoplin.
17th Feb '15 3:16:30 PM Mdumas43073
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* OscarBait: While the film is not quite a biopic of Music/JanisJoplin, Rose sings, she gets strung out, and [[spoiler:she dies]]. Bette Midler was nominated for Best Actress but lost to Creator/SallyField (''Film/NormaRae'').

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* NoCelebritiesWereHarmed: Rose is a thinly-veiled version of Music/JanisJoplin.
* OscarBait: While the film is not quite a biopic of Music/JanisJoplin, Rose As Rose, Bette Midler sings, she gets strung out, and [[spoiler:she dies]]. Bette Midler was nominated for Best Actress but lost to Creator/SallyField (''Film/NormaRae'').
17th Feb '15 3:12:33 PM Mdumas43073
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* OscarBait: While the film is not quite a biopic of Music/JanisJoplin, Rose sings, she gets strung out, and [[spoiler:she dies]]. Bette Midler was nominated for Best Actress but lost to Sally Field in ''Film/NormaRae''.

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* OscarBait: While the film is not quite a biopic of Music/JanisJoplin, Rose sings, she gets strung out, and [[spoiler:she dies]]. Bette Midler was nominated for Best Actress but lost to Sally Field in ''Film/NormaRae''.Creator/SallyField (''Film/NormaRae'').
17th Feb '15 3:12:09 PM Mdumas43073
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* OscarBait: While the film is not quite a biopic of Music/JanisJoplin, Rose sings, she gets strung out, and [[spoiler:she dies]]. Bette Midler was nominated for Best Actress but lost to Sally Field.

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* OscarBait: While the film is not quite a biopic of Music/JanisJoplin, Rose sings, she gets strung out, and [[spoiler:she dies]]. Bette Midler was nominated for Best Actress but lost to Sally Field.Field in ''Film/NormaRae''.
24th Dec '14 11:16:21 PM shamblingdead2
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* NeverAcceptedInHisHometown : Rose wants desperately to return to her hometown a success. It doesn't go well for her.
16th Aug '13 1:19:05 PM MarkLungo
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1979 film starring Bette Midler in her first role, directed by Mark Rydell. A vulnerable, self-destructive rock singer looks for love.

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1979 film starring Bette Midler in her first role, directed by Mark Rydell. A vulnerable, self-destructive rock singer looks for love.



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* DownerEnding



* OscarBait: While the film is not quite a biopic of Janis Joplin, Rose sings, she gets strung out, and [[spoiler:she dies]]. Bette Midler was nominated for Best Actress but lost to Sally Field.

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* OscarBait: While the film is not quite a biopic of Janis Joplin, Music/JanisJoplin, Rose sings, she gets strung out, and [[spoiler:she dies]]. Bette Midler was nominated for Best Actress but lost to Sally Field.



* TheSixties: The film is set in 1969, although it looks more like TheSeventies.

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* TheSixties: The film is set in 1969, 1969...
** PresentDayPast: ...
although it looks more like TheSeventies.
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