Starlet (2012)

Movie: Starlet

Director: Sean Baker

Actors: Dree Hemingway, Boonee, Stella Maeve, Sheri Vecchio, Robert Malmuth, Justin Boyd, Tracy Correll, Leo Garcia, Hayat Jubrail, Besedka Johnson, Jimena Alegre, Romina Gilmore, Peter Rutledge, James Ransone, Zoe Voss

Genres: Drama

Country: USA, UK

Release Year: 2012

Duration: 103 min

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STARLET explores the unlikely cross-generational friendship between 21 year-old Jane (Dree Hemingway), and the elderly Sadie (Besedka Johnson), two women whose worlds collide in California's San Fernando Valley. Jane, an aspiring actress, spends her time getting high with her dysfunctional roommates, Melissa and Mikey (Stella Maeve and James Ransone), while caring for her Chihuahua, Starlet. Sadie, a widow, passes her days alone, tending to her flower garden. After a confrontation between the women at Sadie's yard sale, Jane uncovers a hidden stash of money inside a relic from Sadie's past. Jane attempts to befriend the caustic older woman in an effort to solve her dilemma and secrets emerge as their relationship grows. Director Sean Baker continues in the naturalistic style of his previous films, the award-winning and Spirit Award nominees PRINCE OF BROADWAY and TAKE OUT, capturing the rhythms of everyday life with an authenticity rarely seen in cinema. Featuring a pair of ...
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