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This short film is included as an extra on the bonus disc for "Unforgiven". Along with this short is another--a making of film. Oddly, both films have many of the same film clips and interviews--making one of the shorts a bit unnecessary. Considering how I didn't like the narration (especially when accompanied by the annoying and inappropriate music--but regardless, the guy and what he said came off as fake compared to the other special features), I would say skip "Eastwood...A Star".
A couple things that ARE worth seeing in this one would include:
The narrator saying that "Unforgiven" would be the last film in which he'd star AND direct--but this isn't the case. He did both in "Gran Torino" and several other films.
A decent filmography--discussing his various film projects in greater depth than the making of film.
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