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The Book of Stars (1999)

 |  Drama  |  1999 (USA)
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Professor: What happened to you Penny? What turns a brilliant, brilliant girl into... this woman that you are?
Penny: You know how you can still see a star long after it's dead? The light keeps coming and it's just an illusion, the star doesn't exist...
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Incredible movie - Fully recommended!
31 January 2000 | by (Victoria, BC, Canada) – See all my reviews

I hate "Disease of the Week" movies that centre on the plight of a character with a major disease. One of the few to date with redeeming social value was "Lorenzo's Oil." I saw Book of Stars at the Victoria Independent Film and Video Festival, and now we can add this movie to that list. Michael Miner's visual imagery is stunning, and the acting performances of Mary Stuart Masterson and Jena Malone are searing, riveting and astounding. Delroy Lindo adds some weight with his performance, and the story telling is superb. Even the potentially cliched hospital sequences ring true and are sure to moisten even the hardest heart's eyeballs. See this movie now!


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