The Rose

Bette Midler plays The Rose, a female rock star strikingly similar to <a href="/name/nm0429767?ref_=tt_stry_pl">Janis Joplin</a>. The film follows Rose&#39s career during her last tour, as she&#39s determined to return to her Florida hometown. Although a success, she&#39s exhausted and lonely but continued working by her gruff and greedy manager. Though loud and brassy, Rose is an insecure alcoholic and former drug user who seems to crave approval in her life. She begins a romance with a limousine driver, who&#39s actually an AWOL sergeant from the United States Army. Her rock and roll lifestyle of Drugs, Sex, and Rock and Roll and constant touring lead her to an inevitable breakdown.
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