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Laura's Star (2004)
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An adolescent girl and her toddler brother, find a star that has actually fallen to earth, that turns out to be living being...complete with cosmic powers

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Céline Vogt ...
Laura (voice) (as Celine Vogt)
Sandro Iannotta ...
Tommy (voice)
Maximilian Artajo ...
Max (voice)
Brit Gülland ...
Mama (voice) (as Britt Güland)
Heinrich Schafmeister ...
Papa (voice)
Mirco Nontschew ...
Mechanische Katze / Bär (voice)
Martin Reinl ...
Mini Hase (voice)
Eva Mattes ...
Sonne (voice)
Peter Fitz ...
Mond (voice)
Mogens von Gadow ...
Hausmeister (voice)
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Putzfrau (voice)
Adrian Wilms ...
Harry (voice)
Carolin von der Groeben ...
Harrys Bande (voice)
Adrian Killian ...
Harrys Bande (voice)
Tobias Klausmann ...
Harrys Bande (voice)
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Laura is seven year old country girl, who's just moved along with her family to a city. On her first night in their top floor apartment, she sees a shooting star, actually falling to earth, she finds it in a park and discovers it's a living being. Taking it back home, she and her toddler brother Tommy discover it can do miracles like making people fly and bringing inanimate objects to life. But over time both notice that the longer it stays on earth, the weaker it becomes, can they along with next door neighbor Max find a way to send it back into outer space, before tragedy occurs? Written by ???

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19 September 2004 (Germany)  »

Also Known As:

A Estrela de Laura  »

Box Office

Budget:

€3,400,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$1,299,398 (Germany) (24 September 2004)

Gross:

£332,341 (UK) (18 February 2005)
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[first lines]
Laura: [sighs and presses against her bedroom window] Ugh. Mom, Dad, where's the apple tree?
Mother: Oh, Laura, sweetheart. Has your spacecraft survived the move in one piece? And your flight? Come on, tell us a bit about it.
Laura: Mm. It was all a bit much, if you don't mind me saying. During our landing, we drifted slightly off course, as you all know. Then I opened my curtains and hard a good look around, and what did I see? My lovely apple tree's not there, nor my friends. The meadow has also ...
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Touch the Sky
Text and Music by Wonderwall, Sam Tyson and Dee Mullen, Hans Zimmer, Nick Glennie-Smith
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Laura's Star struggles to shine
14 February 2005 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Laura's Star is a magical story based on the hugely popular books of Klaus Baumgart and it is about a 7 year old girl who has moved from the country to the city with her younger brother and parents. She is unhappy about having to leave her friends and her garden (she lives on a top floor apartment in a German city now) and is a loner who doesn't want to make new friends.

One night Laura sees a little star falling out of the sky and it lands in a park not far from Laura's bedroom window, she rushes out to find a broken star and she takes it upon herself to make it better. The star is, of course, a magic star and whatever it touches it brings to life albeit in the form of her 2 soft toys but the star cannot survive if it stays on earth.

This is one of those movies that does just enough to keep the mind of a 7 year old focused for 80 minutes but rather lets the adult down however girls will love it no doubt.


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