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FILM DETAILS
Certificate PG
Cast
Robert De Niro
Michelle Pfeiffer
Claire Danes
Charlie Cox
Sienna Miller
Mark Strong
Directors
Matthew Vaughn
Screenwriters
Matthew Vaughn
Jane Goldman
Running Time
128 minutes

Stardust
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Plot
In Victorian England, the village of Wall borders the magical kingdom of Stormhold. When young Tristan (Cox) sees a star fall into Stormhold, he promises to retrieve it for the woman he loves (Miller). However, the star itself, in the form of a young woman, Yvaine (Danes), doesn’t take kindly to being kidnapped.


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Patchy but great fun, peppering plenty of black humour into a sweet if silly fairy-tale romance.


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