The Star Maker (L'uomo delle stelle)
The Star Maker (L'uomo delle stelle) (1995)

This Italian film was released in 1995 and slowly made its way around the world; its English title is The Star Maker. Like the Oscar-winning Cinema Paradiso by the same writer-director, Guiseppe Tornatore, it's drenched in the… More

Rated: R
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Release Date: February 4, 2003
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Critic Score: 75% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

The movie is not as special as Cinema Paradiso, but in its own way it is enchanted, too. Mother of God, what faces.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

A bittersweet tale of redemption that conveys the power of cinema and the soulful dimensions of storytelling.

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Flixster Audience Score: 80% Flixster User Reviews
Alice Shen
Who is that woman in the poster? This movie about movies is nice but not nearly as well-put-together as <i>Cinema Paradiso</i>. Some of the… More
Daisy Maduro
Nominated for best Foreign Movie, The Star Maker showed a fake movie director heading to Sicily where he pretended to be a scout for movie studios of Rome.… More
Stefanie C
'Tomorrow is another day.' A memorable and heart wrenching tribute to Sicily! This film captures the soul of the Sicilian post-WWII experience,… More
Pierluigi Puccini
Joe Morelli is a scoundrel who cheats illiterate sicilian villagers with dreams of stardom, shooting faux screen tests from town to town until unusual… More