Rent Imitation of Life: (1934) on DVD

Imitation of Life

1934 Rated NR 1hr 51m

After taking in black housekeeper Delilah Johnson and her light-skinned daughter, the white and widowed Bea Pullman makes a fortune in the pancake businesses, using Delilah's recipe and likeness. But wealth has unexpected consequences for them all.

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Movie Details

1935 Academy Award®
  • Best Sound nominee
  • Best Picture nominee
Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1


English, French, Spanish (Neutral)

Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital Mono

Other features

Filmed in B&W; interactive menus; scene access; trailer; audio commentary with African-American cultural scholar Avery Clayton.