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When the Starlight Ends (2016)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy | 2016 (USA)
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An eccentric writer must choose between his work and the love of his life. Looking back, he reflects on whether he has made the right decision.


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Credited cast:
Sam Heughan ... Jacob
Arabella Oz Arabella Oz ... Carli / Cassandra / Chelsea
David Arquette ... Bill
Sean Patrick Flanery ... Ralph
Armando Gutierrez ... Don
Hunter Gomez ... Danny
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Seth Bailey Seth Bailey ... Wedding Guest
Carolyn Chriss Carolyn Chriss ... Older Cassandra
Georgia Cook ... Ellie
Mary Czerwinski Mary Czerwinski ... Salsa Dancer
George Griffith ... Jimmy
McKenna Hardy McKenna Hardy ... Party Girl
Anne-Mari Harris Anne-Mari Harris ... Waitress
AlexAnn Hopkins ... Eva
Victor Mambu Victor Mambu ... Wedding Officiant


An eccentric writer must choose between his work and the love of his life. Looking back, he reflects on whether he has made the right decision.

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Los Angeles, California, USA

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Very interesting movie!
4 September 2018 | by helgavanlierSee all my reviews

N this film Sam Heughan plays Jacob (= a writer). I find it a very interesting movie. When you love films with deeper layers as philosophical view on / approach, a psycological layer, .... You get a view on how an artist (in this case a writer = Jacob) think / act./ lives : the writer Jacob can see and think very flexibel, has a lot of imagination and can easely move in someone else his footsteps. The writers reality and imagination get mixed up and envolves in very humoristic and dramatic situations .the writer crawls into the skin of his neigbor because he is afraid that his girlfriend has an affair with his neigbor.

At a certain piont the writer (Jacob) overthinks whether he made the right decision to develop his talent or saving his realtionship.

It can be a longly road when your partner lives a totaly differend live and has totaly differend needs in live. The writer Jacob (Sam Heughan) also approached his story on interesting hypotheses:

When you actualy rise above surviving and make a living and actualy do what you are best at and love the most and it also surve a greater purpose does another person has to pay certain price?

Choosing between survive , working hard and rescue your relationship ... or living a life at his full potentional sometimes a lonely road is the dillema of writer Jacob. Sam covers more than 75 % of the film ( is impressive) A brilliant and very strong performance. He is very strong in acting drama scenes , he can easely switch in another identity. I find it a very strong performance. Congrats for Sam Heughan. "You are the starlight Sam! ",

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