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Streisand and Kristofferson in A Star is Born.
The 1976 musical drama-romance film A Star Is Born starring Barbra Streisand (Little Fockers) and Kris Kristofferson (Heaven’s Gate) is a remake of two earlier films—a 1937 drama starring Janet Gaynor and Frederic March and a 1954 musical version with Judy Garland (Easter Parade) and James Mason (Bigger Than Life).
The ’76 version tell the story of a talented young singer, Esther Hoffman (Streisand) who enters the music business, and meets and falls in love with veteran talented rock star John Norman Howard (Kristofferson) only to find her career ascending while his goes into decline. As their relationship grows, her success only makes John’s downward spiral more apparent.
The R-rated movie won five Golden Globes, including Best Actress in a Musical/Comedy, as well as an Academy Award for Best Original Song (“Evergreen,” written by »
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