By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Updated November 23, 2012 at 05:00 AM EST
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Starlet

type
  • Movie
genre

Sean Baker’s singular little ultra-indie is a strikingly unsentimental study in female friendship between unmoored souls in L.A.’s bleached, glamour-challenged San Fernando Valley. The relationship between twentysomething Jane (Dree Hemingway, the fresh-faced daughter of Mariel), relatively new in town, and eightysomething SoCal oldtimer Sadie (Besedka Johnson, an amazing nonpro discovery) unfolds with a matter-of-fact integrity that accepts all personal quirks, weaknesses, and sorrows as human and worthy of love. A?

Starlet

type
  • Movie
genre
mpaa
  • UNRATED
runtime
  • 104 minutes
director
  • Sean Baker

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