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Maps to the Stars (2014)

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A tour into the heart of a Hollywood family chasing celebrity, one another and the relentless ghosts of their pasts.

Director:

David Cronenberg

Writer:

Bruce Wagner (screenplay)
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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 10 wins & 20 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Julianne Moore ... Havana Segrand
Mia Wasikowska ... Agatha Weiss
John Cusack ... Dr. Stafford Weiss
Evan Bird ... Benjie Weiss
Olivia Williams ... Christina Weiss
Robert Pattinson ... Jerome Fontana
Kiara Glasco ... Cammy
Sarah Gadon ... Clarice Taggart
Dawn Greenhalgh ... Genie
Jonathan Watton ... Sterl Carruth
Jennifer Gibson ... Starla Gent
Gord Rand ... Damien Javitz
Justin Kelly ... Rhett
Niamh Wilson ... Sam
Clara Pasieka ... Gretchen Voss
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Storyline

The Weiss family is the archetypical Hollywood dynasty: father Stafford is an analyst and coach, who has made a fortune with his self-help manuals; mother Cristina mostly looks after the career of their son Benjie, 13, a child star. One of Stafford's clients, Havana, is an actress who dreams of shooting a remake of the movie that made her mother, Clarice, a star in the 60s. Clarice is dead now and visions of her come to haunt Havana at night... Adding to the toxic mix, Benjie has just come off a rehab program he joined when he was 9 and his sister, Agatha, has recently been released from a sanatorium where she was treated for criminal pyromania and befriended a limo driver Jerome who is also an aspiring actor. Written by New_Rodro

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Eventually stars burn out.

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong disturbing violence and sexual content, graphic nudity, language and some drug material | See all certifications »

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Details

Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]

Country:

Canada | Germany | France | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 February 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bailey's Quest See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$143,422, 1 March 2015

Gross USA:

$350,741

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,338,365
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Goofs

When Jerome is driving Havana, they are in a long wheelbase 'L' version of Lincoln Town Car, when they've arrived at her house and are having sex in the back, they are in a standard wheelbase version (it has a shorter quarter glass section in the rear door window). See more »

Quotes

Havana Segrand: [yelling at Agatha] I pick you up off the street and give you money so you can be late for work and have your period on my furniture! Do you think Carrie Fisher and Nicole Kidman have creepy little animals working for them?
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References Scarface (1983) See more »

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Fascinating, sort of
18 September 2014 | by Red_IdentitySee all my reviews

By no stretch of the imagination do I think that this is a home run. Not at all. It's very messy, and many times each storyline strains to connect. However, there's still a sense of real fascination under it all. Messy, but also very interesting at times. If anything, the film would have worked more if the performances were more in-line with the obviously funny material at the core. The one actor to truly get it is Julianne Moore, who is easily the best performer here. She seems to have a helluva time, funny and wickedly offbeat, even if over-the-top in a way that works. She really does rise the film above what the script entails. Great performance


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