This story focuses on the changing relationship between two women, a mother and her daughter-in-law, over a 14 year span.
I suggest if you hold even the remotest of interest in this film, see it.
See full summary » This sprawling bio-pic is about Barbara Hutton, heiress to the immense Woolworth store fortune. Hutton's life took her to exotic locales like Denmark and Morocco. A social butterfly, she was a bad mother to her only son whose death in a plane crash broke her heart. I didn't know who Barbara Hutton was nor what kind of lifestyle she led.
I sat through the entire near 4 hour run of this film and every second is worth it.
I don't know if they didn't think it was worth another take or if they thought they could get away with it but, either way, its pretty distracting.
There is one more thing, the makeup for the actors is almost, for the first half of the movie, non existent in increased age.
The life of Fanny Brice, famed comedienne and entertainer of the early 1900s.