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The Book of Stars (1999)

 -  Drama  -  1999 (USA)
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Penny: What do you think he dreams?
Mary: Who?
Penny: Up there, all alone in space.
Mary: Oh, baby, he's probably dreaming about you.
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13 August 2001 | by (Pennsylvania) – See all my reviews

I worked on the production team for the movie as the office intern during the summer of 1998. I saw the film grow just to see it cut off when no studio would pick it up. But I got to see a screening of it with Mary Stuart Masterson's parents in NYC, and by the time it was over most of the theater was crying. It's a great movie with great performances. And the score is something to be experienced. I've never been so blown away by the music in a film. Find a copy of this if you can, because it's a great film that no one has heard of.


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