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Norbert Leo Butz,
Difficult tale of poor, struggling South Carolinian mother & daughter, who each face painful choices with their resolve and pride. Bone, the eldest daughter, and Anney her tired mother, ... See full summary »
Jennifer Jason Leigh,
A long weekend brings four women together in the countryside. Virtual strangers, the women are forced to navigate the depths of social interaction. On the surface all seems placid. But the atmosphere of calm is a facade.
I usually hate 'Tear-Jerkers' and I am very cynical about these types of dramas, however, this film is a complete magic - the best and most convincing performance I have seen of the three leading actors since 'Breaking the Waves'. Also, the movie atmosphere, the music and particularly the powerful relationships among the actors were unforgettable.
I was never in my life so moved by a film like 'Book of Stars' - a true jewel.
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