“Lace” ( English Lace ) is an American artistic mini-series based on the eponymous novel by Shirley Conran, which premiered on ABC TV channel in February 1984 .
|In the main|
|Phoebe Cates |
|Original TV Channel|
|Duration||~ 420 min|
|release date||February 26, 1984 - February 27, 1984|
|Number of episodes||2|
Lily is a successful film actress who became famous for her early work in the adult film category. Having achieved recognition in society, money and fame, the young woman decides to fulfill her cherished desire - to find his own mother. To achieve the goal, she is ready to pay a lot of money, the best detectives are at her service, but even they are not able to unravel the mystery of past years.
Lily is known for one pseudonym, the alleged name of her mother, but there are three women behind her at once: Pagan “Pagan” Tröllouni ( Brooke Adams ), Judy Hale ( Bess Armstrong ) and Maxine Pascal ( Ariel Dombal ). All three have different interests, occupation and social status. In school, they were best friends. Since those school years they keep one secret for three. Can Lily know which of them is her mother?
Lily wants to be necessary for them. She charms her son Maxim, and she longs to eliminate the unwanted daughter-in-law. Gives Judy, the editor of the famous magazine "Lace", an interview, and then publicly accuses the magazine of lying. Leaves the Gentile known for her charity work without the means to continue it. In exchange, Lily requires only the recognition of kinship. But women who have not seen each other for twenty years remain silent.
Acknowledging defeat, Lily releases everyone, promising to return everything. Maxim, Judy and Pagan go down to the hotel’s bar and recall memories there, after which the real mother Lily rises back to her daughter’s room in order to embrace her.
- In May 1985 , a sequel titled “Lace 2” was released on ABC. The storyline revolves around the search for the main character of his father.