Starlet

Drama
| 103
English
| German (Germany)

For 60 years, porn star Jane and 85-year-old Sadie have separated: yet their lonely souls are getting closer. Carefully they approach, find an unusual friendship. "STARLET is a film that stays with you long after it's over." (Zitty) "A poetic meditation on loneliness and friendship." (New York Times) STARLET explores the unlikely friendship between 21 year-old porn actress Jane (Dree Hemingway) and elderly widow Sadie (Besedka Johnson) after their worlds collide in California's San Fernando Valley. Jane spends her time getting high with her dysfunctional roommates and taking care of her chihuahua Starlet, while Sadie passes her days alone, tending to her garden. After a confrontation at a yard sale, Jane finds something unexpected in a relic from Sadie's past.