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Starlight Hotel (1987)

PG | | Drama | August 1988 (USA)
It is Depression era New Zealand and school-kid Kate is missing her father badly. The temptation to seek him out leads her into diverse and intense encounters with fate.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Greer Robson-Kirk ...
Kate (as Greer Robson)
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Kate's Father
Alice Fraser ...
Aunt
Patrick Smyth ...
Uncle
Vanessa Young ...
Schoolgirl #1
Teresa Bonney ...
Schoolgirl #2
Duncan Anderson ...
Railway Foreman
Russell Gibson ...
Railway Worker
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Det. Wallace
Norman Forsey ...
Farmer
Craig Halkett ...
Farmer's Son
Peter Phelps ...
Patrick
Louise Petherbridge ...
Chairwoman
Laura Robertson ...
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Robert Borthwick ...
Panel Member
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It is Depression era New Zealand and school-kid Kate is missing her father badly. The temptation to seek him out leads her into diverse and intense encounters with fate. Written by <tgard@genauto.com>

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Csillagfény Hotel  »

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Kate: I want to get out of this place.
The Wizard: Well who's stopping you? You crippled or something?
Kate: I'm just a kid.
The Wizard: When Alexander the Great was just a kid he conquered half the world. But he was a boy. If you want to something, do it.
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References The Journey of Natty Gann (1985) See more »

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Journey from an unlikely pair.
18 April 2002 | by (Philadelphia) – See all my reviews

I remember see film along time ago on television. A young girl search for her father after he left her looking work in 1930's New Zealand. On her travels meet a man who helps poor families keeping their property, and is a fugitive from justice. All the performances are wonderful and the scenery in New Zealand is beautiful. I highly recommend watching this film. Something not to pass up to see.


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