Superstar
Showings
State TheatreWed, Jul 31, 2013 6:00 PM
Sponsored by The Homestead
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Lars Hockstad AuditoriumThu, Aug 1, 2013 12:00 PM
Sponsored by In Loving Memory of Henry and Ilse Adler by their children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren
Not Available  
 
Film Info
Section:Foreign
Release Year:2012
Runtime:113 min.
Type of Film:Feature Narrative
Rating:NR
Production Country:France
Original Language:French
Subtitles:English
Web Site:http://www.transmissionfilms.com.au/index.php/superstar/
Cast/Crew Info
Cast:Kad Merad
Cécile De France
Louis-Do de Lencquesaing
Cédric Ben Abdallah
Alberto Sorbelli
Frédéric Boismoreau
Director:Xavier Giannoli
Produced by:Edouard Weil
Screenwriter:Xavier Giannoli
Cinematography:Christophe Beaucarne
Editing By:Célia Lafitedupont
Music By:Mathieu Blanc-Francard
Description
Humble, middle-aged bachelor Martin Kazinski is nothing if not ordinary-he’s the personification of the everyman. That all changes one morning on his commute to work, when he suddenly and inexplicably finds himself being mobbed on the subway by throngs of adoring fans. The more he tries to escape his stardom, or even find the reason behind his sudden celebrity, the more famous he becomes, and the more the media tries to profit from his situation. He finds a sympathetic ear in ambitious television producer Fleur Arnaud, who knows just what to do with Martin’s newfound success. This delightful high-concept French satire offers a hilariously spot-on parable of our celebrity culture, where people are famous just for being famous.
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