A Star is Born

  • Dir: George Cukor

  • USA, 1954, 176minmins

  • Cast: Judy Garland, James Mason, Jack Carson

Judy Garland, older but wiser than her days in Kansas,becomes the young singer, Esther Blodgett/Vicki Lester,who falls for an older actor, Norman Maine, etched withmany dimensions by James Mason. After initial doubtsand misunderstandings, the couple builds a life togetheralthough Vicki’s rise to stardom is challenged by the alcoholism and self-destructive behaviors of her husband.Finally, a painful denouement forces the star to thinkabout what life really means. With a buffet of songs, old and new, in Garland’s inimitable mature style.

1955 Golden Globe Awards, Best Actor and Best Actress – Comedy or Musical


    In-theatre Screening

    • 2016-08-20 (Sat)
      2016-08-28 (Sun)


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