World soundtrack awards
Archived: Starlet (2012)

director: Sean Baker

With: Dree Hemingway (Jane), Boonee (Starlet), Stella Maeve (Melissa), James Ransone (Mikey), Zoe Voss (Waiting Room Girl), Krystle Alexander (Nurse), Josh Sussman (Zana Fan), a.o.

duration: 103 minutes
Sex is back , Drama, Youth / Coming-Of-Age

American Independent cinema
Film Fest Gent - Starlet

'Starlet' explores the unlikely friendship between 21 year-old Jane and the elderly Sadie. Jane, an aspiring actress, spends her time getting high, while caring for her Chihuahua, Starlet. Sadie, a widow, passes her days alone. 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.


director: Sean Baker
producer: Chris Maybach
screenplay: Sean Baker & Chris Bergoch
Editor: Sean Baker
Cinematography: Radium Cheung
sound: J.M. Davey & Zach Seivers

production company: Freestyle Picture Company

More info

subtitles: no subt
Country: United States of America
year: 2012

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SEAN BAKER (1971): Four Letter Words (2000), Take Out (2004), Fur on the Asphalt: The Greg the Bunny Reunion Show (2005, TV movie), Greg the Bunny (2005, TV series, director of 1 episode), Prince of Broadway (2008), Warren the Ape (2010, TV series, director of 4 episodes), Starlet (2012)

Technical Specs

format: DCP

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