One of Liberace’s favourite sayings was “Too much of a good thing is wonderful”. Behind The Candelabra has taken this to heart. Bold, beautiful and brisk, Steven Soderbergh’s adaptation of Scott Thorson’s revealing autobiography hits a truly marvelous balance between reverence and truth. Michael Douglas as Liberace is a wonderful showman, but the true fascination to be found in the film is the peculiar yet oddly sweet relationship between him and Matt Damon’s Scott. Perfect performances, beautiful direction and more hot tub scenes you could shake a diamond-encrusted fur coat at make Behind The Candelabra a masterpiece of cinema.
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