Judy (2019)

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Judy Garland will always be remembered for her classic role in The Wizard of Oz, however, her story only starts there. Her struggles throughout life led to a tragic and unrelenting lifestyle that is catalogued in this love letter to her memory.

Renée Zellweger plays Judy in the final months of life as she sets out on what is to be one of her final tours. A great performance by Renée is almost lost to the rapid and confusing timeline. Perhaps this was designed to reflect her unpredictable actions and self-medicated state of mind.

Rating: ♣♣♣

Directed by: Rupert Goold

Cinematography: Ole Bratt Birkeland

Screenplay by: Tom Edge

Based on: “End of the Rainbow” – Peter Quilter

Edited by: Melanie Oliver

Music by: Gabriel Yared

Starring: Renée Zellweger, Jessie Buckley, Finn Wittrock, and Darci Shaw

Runtime: 1h 58m

Genre: Biography, Drama

Distributed by: LD Entertainment, Roadside Attractions, & 20th Century Fox

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