A Star is Born
- 2h 15min
- Directed by: Bradley Cooper
- Cast: Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper, Sam Elliott
- UK release: 5 October 2018
Jackson (Cooper) is a famous musician, his best years behind him, who discovers young singer Ally (Gaga) in a bar one night. What could have been yet another remake is a revelation: Gaga sings up a storm and is nuanced and convincing, but Cooper is extraordinary as co-writer, producer, director and star. Smart, funny and heartbreaking.
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Seasoned musician Jackson Maine (Bradley Cooper) both discovers and falls in love with struggling artist Ally (Lady Gaga). She has just about given up on her dream to make it big as a singer until Jack coaxes her into the spotlight. But as Ally’s career takes off their personal relationship starts breaking down, with Jack fighting an on-going battle with his own internal demons.
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