Starlet

2013 • 102 minutes
4.0
26 reviews
87%
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Starlet explores the unlikely friendship between two women living in San Fernando Valley: Jane (Dree Hemingway in her first leading role), an aimless 21 year-old aspiring actress, and Sadie (Besedka Johnson), an 85 year-old widow. While Jane spends her days getting high with her dysfunctional roommates, Sadie passes her time alone, often at the local bingo parlor. After their worlds collide at a yard sale, a tenuous but tender relationship starts to emerge between the two, as Jane protects a potentially volatile secret. Director Sean Baker captures the rhythms of everyday life with a rare authenticity in this provocative, unpredictable, and surprisingly sweet story of human connection. *This online version of the film differs slightly from the version in theaters.*
4.0
26 reviews
Marty Barone
January 10, 2022
Starlet, 2012, ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ 1/2. A Sean Baker film where I loved the characters! Even though I had nothing in common with them. As the two main characters grew to love each other; I was falling in love with them and the film. A young female porno star finds money hidden in yard sale thermos and then develops a relationship with the 85 year old woman who sold it to her.
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Stacy Evans
May 12, 2013
It was a great movie throughout however, the ending was a bit disappointing. It may not be for some who like that kind of thing. I did think it was a great story and definite movie to see though.
5 people found this review helpful
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A Google user
May 16, 2013
No where in the description or movie trailer does it include the fact that this girl and her room mate doing porn for a living. If it had I would never have rented it. It killed the movie.
9 people found this review helpful
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