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Stardust (2007)

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Adventure, Family, Fantasy |

Stardust is a romantic fantasy adventure film directed by Matthew Vaughn and co-written by Vaughn and Jane Goldman. Based on Neil Gaiman’s 1999 novel of the same name, the film features an ensemble cast led by Claire Danes, Charlie Cox, Sienna Miller, Ricky Gervais, Jason Flemyng, Rupert Everett, Peter O’Toole, Michelle Pfeiffer, and Robert De Niro, with narration by Ian McKellen.

The film follows Tristan, a young man from the fictional town of Wall in Great Britain. Wall is a town on the border of the magical fantasy kingdom of Stormhold. Tristan enters the magical world to collect a fallen star to give to his beloved Victoria, in return for her hand in marriage. He collects the star who, to his surprise, is a woman named Yvaine. Witches and the Princes of Stormhold are also hunting for Yvaine. Meanwhile, Tristan tries to get her back to Wall with him before Victoria’s birthday, the deadline of her offer.

The English village of Wall lies near a stone wall that borders the magical kingdom of Stormhold. A guard prevents anyone from crossing. Dunstan Thorne crosses over the wall and into the Wall Market. He meets an enslaved princess named Una, who offers him a glass snowdrop in exchange for a kiss. Nine months later, the Wall Guard delivers a baby to Dunstan, saying the baby’s name is Tristan.

Eighteen years later, the dying King of Stormhold throws a ruby into the sky, decreeing that his successor will be the first of his fratricidal sons to recover it. The gem hits a star, they fall together, and the remaining sons, Primus, Septimus and Tertius, independently search for the now clear gem.

Director: Matthew Vaughn

Writers: Jane Goldman (screenplay), Matthew Vaughn (screenplay), Neil Gaiman (novel)

Stars: Claire Danes, Charlie Cox, Sienna Miller, Ricky Gervais, Jason Flemyng, Rupert Everett, Peter O’Toole, Michelle Pfeiffer, Robert De Niro

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VfYBKDyF-Dk

Cast:

Ian McKellenNarrator (voice)
Bimbo HartYoung Scientist
Alastair MacIntoshVictorian Academic
David KellyGuard
Ben BarnesYoung Dunstan Thorn
Kate MagowanSlave Girl / Una
Melanie HillDitchwater Sal
Charlie CoxTristan Thorn
Sienna MillerVictoria
Henry CavillHumphrey
Nathaniel ParkerDunstan Thorn
Darby HawkerGrumpy Customer
Frank EllisMr. Monday
Peter O’TooleKing
Mark StrongSeptimus
Jason FlemyngPrimus
Mark HeapTertius
Struan RodgerBishop
Rupert EverettSecundus
David WalliamsSextus
Julian Rhind-TuttQuartus
Adam BuxtonQuintus
Michelle PfeifferLamia
Claire DanesYvaine
Sarah AlexanderEmpusa
Joanna ScanlanMormo
George InnesSoothsayer
Jake CurranBernard
Grant BurginLackey
Mark WilliamsBilly
Olivia GrantGirl Bernard
Eliot SumnerYvaine’s Sister (as Coco Sumner)
Dexter FletcherSkinny Pirate
Robert De NiroCaptain Shakespeare
Terry MurphyOld Pirate
Ricky GervaisFerdy the Fence
Geoff BellReceptionist
Mark BurnsNew Bishop
Rab AffleckPirate
Carlos PeresPirate (as Carlos Besse Peres)
Elwin ‘Chopper’ DavidPirate (as Chopper)
Adam FogertyPirate
Jordan LongPirate
Spencer WildingPirate
Lasco AtkinsAristocratic Man (uncredited)
Julie EagletonAristocratic Woman (uncredited)
James FiddyNobleman (uncredited)
Caroline GarnellWedding & Coronation Guest (uncredited)
Philip HarveyBishop’s Assistant (uncredited)
Phil MulrynePrimus’ Groom (uncredited)
Lee Anthony ParnellPirate (uncredited)
Caroline Guy RobertaStall Owner (uncredited)
Fuschia SumnerVictoria’s Friend (uncredited)
Albert TangNight Trader (uncredited)

Sources: imdb & wikipedia

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