Judy is a 2019 biographical dramatization movie concerning American vocalist and also starlet Judy Garland. Directed by Rupert Goold, it is an adjustment of the Olivier- and also Tony-chosen West End and also Broadway play End of the Rainbow by Peter Quilter.
The movie adheres to Judy Garland's job throughout the in 2015 of her life when she moved her phase job to Britain, combined with recalls to her adolescent years, many plainly the shooting of her component as Dorothy Gale in The Wizard of Oz, Garland's most legendary duty. After some preliminary success for a run of sell-out performances at the Talk of the Town in London, her initiatives ultimately quit making progression and also also begin to aggravate because of physical fitness concerns.
Judy premiered at the Telluride Film Festival on 30 August 2019 and also was theatrically launched in the United States on 27 September 2019, and also in the United Kingdom on 2 October 2019. It earned $41 million globally and also gained typically favorable evaluations from movie critics, with appreciation for Zellweger's efficiency, that won the Golden Globe Award, DROOP Award, BAFTA Award, and also the Academy Award for Best Actress.
At the start, Judy Garland is 15 years of ages and also is being informed by her workshop supervisor, Louis B. Mayer, that she has a present various other ladies do not. Judy's skill at vocal singing is virtually unrivaled while she can exceed the success of Shirley Temple as a Hollywood youngster celebrity. Judy is after that received her forties, doing with her 2 youngsters from her marital relationship to Sidney Luft, her 3rd spouse. Later, Judy and also her kid and also little girl attempt to explore their resort yet are averted for the previous nonpayment. Because of this, Judy is required to return house to Luft, that has actually because separated her.
At a celebration, Judy satisfies Mickey Deans, a bar proprietor, and also they end up being friends. In a recall to Judy's adolescent years with Mickey Rooney, her workshop minder disrupts a day to provide Judy amphetamines to assist manage her hunger. The activity go back to 1968, with Judy pertaining to a representative that informs her that Britain is open to her, yet that the U.S. function to her has actually cooled down and also come to be impracticable because of her living efficiency unreliability and also grumpiness. Judy chooses to begin for the U.K., leaving her 2 youngsters with Luft, which is challenging for her.
- Renée Zellweger as Judy Garland
- Darci Shaw as young Judy Garland
- Jessie Buckley as Rosalyn Wilder
- Finn Wittrock as Mickey Deans
- Rufus Sewell as Sidney Luft
- Michael Gambon as Bernard Delfont
- Richard Cordery as Louis B. Mayer
- Bella Ramsey as Lorna Luft
- Royce Pierreson as Burt
- Andy Nyman as Dan
- Phil Dunster as Ben
- Daniel Cerqueira as Stan
- Arthur McBain as Askith
- John Dagleish as Lonnie Donegan
- Gemma-Leah Devereux as Liza Minnelli
- David Rubin as Noel
- Lewin Lloyd as Joey Luft
- Fenella Woolgar as Margaret Hamilton
- Gus Barry as Mickey Rooney
Judy had its opening night at the Telluride Film Festival on 30 August 2019. It additionally chosen at the Toronto International Film Festival on 10 September 2019. The movie was theatrically launched in the United States on 27 September 2019, by Roadside Attractions and also LD Entertainment, and also in the United Kingdom on 2 October 2019, by 20th Century Fox, Pathé's British Distributor.
The soundtrack for the movie was launched on September 28, 2019, by Decca Records. It includes twelve of Garland's most prominent tracks done by Zellweger, consisting of numerous included in the motion picture, along with duets with Sam Smith and also Rufus Wainwright.