Lost in the Stars (1974)

Lost in the Stars


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Lost in the Stars was an American Film Theatre adaptation of the musical play by Maxwell Anderson and Kurt Weill--which in turn was based on the Alain Paton novel Cry the Beloved Country. Brock Peters portrays a South African minister who goes to the Big City to locate his son Raymond St. Jacques, who is now a criminal in the eyes of the white rulers. The minister forges a curious, foredoomed friendship with a white farmer (Paul Rogers). Lost in the Stars has sometimes been accused of blunting … More

Rating: PG
Genre: Musical & Performing Arts, Drama
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Written By: Alfred Hayes, Lawrence V. Hayes
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On DVD: Nov 11, 2003



as Stephen Kumalo

as Irina

as John Kumalo

as James Jarvis

as Johannes

as Matthew

as Carmichael

as Arthur Jarvis

as Van Jarsdale

as Edward Jarvis
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The individual drama, the human cost laid at the doorstep of social policies, saves 'Lost in the Stars.'

Full Review… | February 16, 2012
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