Limelight

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Year:
1952
Running time:
134 minutes
Studio:
MK2
Territory:
UK
Directed by:
Charles Chaplin
Starring:
Charles Chaplin, Claire Bloom, Buster Keaton, Sydney Chaplin
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Description

Chaplin's final American film tells the story of a fading music hall comedian's effort to help a despondent ballet dancer learn both to walk and feel confident about life again. The highlight of the film is the classic duet with Chaplin's artistic film comedy rival, Buster Keaton.

Genre

Comedy

What the press said

"A powerful work of cinema that remains essential viewing for Chaplin fans and non-believers alike." Film4.com