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STARLET explores the unlikely cross-generational friendship between 21 year-old Jane (Dree Hemingway), and the elderly Sadie (Besedka Johnson), two women whose worlds collide in California's San Fernando Valley. Jane, an aspiring actress, spends her time getting high with her dysfunctional roommates, Melissa and Mikey (Stella Maeve and James Ransone), while caring for her Chihuahua, Starlet. Sadie, a widow, passes her days alone, tending to her flower garden. After a confrontation between the women at Sadie's yard sale, Jane uncovers a hidden stash of money inside a relic from Sadie's past. Jane attempts to befriend the caustic older woman in an effort to solve her dilemma and secrets emerge as their relationship grows. Director Sean Baker continues in the naturalistic style of his previous films, the award-winning and Spirit Award nominees PRINCE OF BROADWAY and TAKE OUT, capturing the rhythms of everyday life with an authenticity rarely seen in cinema. Featuring a pair of ... Written by
The elderly woman, Sadie, was performed by Besedka Johnson. Johnson passed away shortly after the release of this movie. She died on April 4, 2013, due to a post surgical bacterial infection. She was 87. See more »
What's worse than getting banged by Jack the Ripper? Getting fingered by Captain Hook.
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Written by Michael Williams II and Jason Howell
Performed by Mike Williams
Produced by Jason Howell p/k/a/ 'Beat Da Knocker'
Copyright 2012 Michael Williams II and The Rising Star Group
Courtesy of The Rising Star Group, Trop-A-Holics, and NewBeat Entertainment
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Dree Hemingway plays a 21 year old porn actress Jane. She lives an empty life getting high with her roommates, Melissa and Mikey (Stella Maeve and James Ransone). Besedka Johnson plays an elderly loner Sadie. One day Jane happens on Sadie's yard sale which leads to a stash of cash and an unlikely friendship.
Dree is a likable actress with model good looks. She is not seasoned but good enough to play the enjeune. The movie moves at an easy pace. It's natural feel however do drag in places. Stand out supporting acting comes from Stella Maeve. What it truly needs is more sense of danger that ramps up and increases as the movie advances. It had great possibilities but gets resolved a little too quickly.
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