Behind the Candelabra (2013)
Behind the Candelabra es una película estadounidense de drama, estrenada en 2013 y dirigida por Steven Soderbergh. Esta basada en las memorias de Scott Thorson y Alex Thorleifson, Behind the Candelabra: My Life With Liberace1 y es protagonizada por Michael Douglas y Matt Damon. Se estreno el 21 de mayo de 2013 en el Festival de Cannes.
Behind the Candelabra is a 2013 American drama film directed by Steven Soderbergh about the life of pianist Liberace and the secret affair he had with young Scott Thorson, based on Thorson’s memoir, Behind the Candelabra: My Life With Liberace (1988). It premiered at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival on May 21, 2013 and competed for the Palme d’Or. It aired on HBO on May 26, 2013 and will be released in the United Kingdom on June 7, 2013.
The film received positive feedback from critics. Review aggregation website Rotten Tomatoes
gives the film a score of 91% based on reviews from 46 film critics. Metacritic, which assigns a weighted average score out of 100 to reviews from mainstream critics, gives the film a score of 82 based on 30 reviews.
Peter Bradshaw of The Guardian gave the film 4/5 stars, saying «As a black comedy, and as a portrait of celebrity loneliness, Behind the Candelabra is very stylish and effective, and Damon and Douglas give supremely entertaining performances.»