Michael Douglas and Baby Boy in Behind the Candelabra () Jerry Weintraub at an event for Behind the Liberace: I hate my life sometimes, I really do. Behind the Candelabra has ratings and reviews. writing style is that of the co-author) mindlessly goes through the excesses of his life with Liberace. Starring Michael Douglas and Matt Damon, the film is adapted from “Behind the Candelabra: My Life With Liberace,” by Scott Thorson with Alex.

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Rose Carracappa Garrett M. I imagined Thorson’s story to be a magical waterfall of sleaze that would flow down a sparkling mountain of garbage and at the summit of this mountain of trash would be a beautiful rainbow.

But I do believe, for however brief a time it was, that he luberace loved Liberace. Official site Official site [Japan].

It’s been a sad and messed up one. User Polls Favorite TV movie?

While promoting the film, Soderbergh went on to explain that this would be his last directorial effort for the time being. Swaddled in wealth and excess, Scott and Liberace have a long affair, one that eventually Scott begins to find suffocating.

Thorson attends Liberace’s funeral, in which he imagines seeing Liberace performing one last time with his traditional flamboyance, before being lifted to Heaven with a stage harness. We gain very little candeoabra into the star or his boyfriend. Even with such bizarre events the book is written at a snails-pace because, like Liberace, Thorson doesn’t really want to reveal anything beyond the surface.


Thorson comes across as a complete brainwashed idiot who never questions the pianist. Films liberacf Richard LaGravenese. He was scared to death. It was a pick for my book club, and I found the book, which took me forever to read, to be uninteresting.

The high fructose corn syrup of books. The following year, Douglas officially signed on to play Liberace alongside Damon. He’s had a lifelong battle with drugs and it seems precious little happiness. May 18, Lady of the Lake rated it liked it Shelves: He has a great gift and many people were able to hear it.

Behind the Candelabra

Thorson stops being sympathetic at this point. May 21, Joe rated it liked it.

Liberace dies a few months later in February To view it, click here. Phil’s folksy remarks is “No matter how flat you make a pancake, there are always two sides” and this is only one side. This is Scott Thorsons life with Liberace his view of how things went not really a bio that is unbiased.


Just the right amount of music; maybe there could have been a little more. The book is filled with examples of how Scott Thorson did a decent job of explaining what type mmy life style Liberace lived.

The website’s critical cadelabra reads: Best Actor in a Supporting Role. I have read other books about famous people and have come to the conclusion that many of them are very troubled people. Being somebody’s boyfriend, I didn’t picture my life like this.

They thought is would be “too gay. The book does give the gay community a pretty bad name and also implies that Liberace had deep ties to the Mafia. And it was a very high price–his life. I knew little about Liberace going in and this book serves as a great introduction to the man and his life. I’m usually not a fan of tell all books but I’m always been fasenated with Liberace and this book and the movie sure were an eye opener to the man.

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