Frankie Starlight (1995)

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This arty drama moves between past and present as it tells the tale of a young author and the influence his mother had upon his life. The writer is Frank Bois, a dwarf in his mid-thirties. He is first seen bringing his manuscript to an agent's office. The autobiographical story of his boyhood, spent in a tiny Irish village, is well done, and he snags a major publisher right from the start. Much of it is about his French mother, Bernadette, who snuck into Ireland on a US naval ship at the end of … More

Rating: R
Genre: Drama
Directed By:
Written By: Chet Raymo , Ronan O'Leary
In Theaters:
On DVD: May 21, 1996
Runtime:
New Line Home Entertainment

Cast


as Bernadette Bois

as Terry Klout

as Jack Kelly

as Frank Bois

as Emma Kelly

as Young Frank

as Young Emma

as Handy Paige

as Effa Kelly

as Anne Marie Bois

as Bernadette's Uncle

as Bookshop Manager

as Charleen

as Interpreter

as Bernadette's Uncle

as Bernadette's Aunt

as Bar Proprietress

as Roger Manning

as Midwife

as Bernadette's Aunt

as Photographer

as Bookshop Manager

as Bookshop Assistant

as Bookshop Gentleman

as Senior Customs Offic...

as Girl In Gallery

as Bookshop Manager

as Prostitute

as Bernadette's Friend ...

as Bookshop Assistant

as Bernadette's Friend ...

as Bernadette's Friend ...

as Mother of Scabious C...

as Young Man in Cinema

as Man In Bar

as Guest At Wedding

as Friend At Wedding No...

as Interpreter

as Friend At Wedding No...
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Critic Reviews for Frankie Starlight

All Critics (13) | Top Critics (6)

Full Review… | December 25, 2010
Entertainment Weekly
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Full Review… | January 1, 2000
ReelViews
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Full Review… | January 26, 2006
Time Out
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Full Review… | May 20, 2003
New York Times
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Globe and Mail
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Full Review… | January 1, 2000
San Francisco Chronicle
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Audience Reviews for Frankie Starlight

This might be not everyone s cup of tea, but I liked it very much. A beautiful poetry of Movie I think.

ScoopOnline
Wahida K

Super Reviewer

Not that familiar with Michael Lindsay-Hogg but this is an interesting effort.

John Ballantine
John Ballantine

Super Reviewer

½

A fantastic film, love it!!

iLeo
Leo L

Super Reviewer

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