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Stardust (2007)

In a countryside town bordering on a magical land, a young man makes a promise to his beloved that he'll retrieve a fallen star by venturing into the magical realm. His journey takes him into a world beyond his wildest dreams and reveals his true identity.
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Daleyna
January 14, 2022
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‘Stardust’: Charlie Cox Shines in a Quirky but Cute Fantasy Romance

Given that Charlie Cox is currently having a moment with the revival of interest in Daredevil, I thought it was the perfect time to watch his previous projects. This was my first time watching Stardust (2007), a fantasy romance adventure about a boy named Tristan (Charlie Cox) who seeks a fallen star in return for his love’s hand in marriage.  This movie is quirky, to say the least. In the town of Wall (conveniently named for being surrounded by a wall), a young Dustan Thorn (Ben Barnes) breaks the rules and crosses the wall. He discovers a magical realm called Stormhold where he encounters a witch’s slave who’s truly the princess Una (Kate Magowan). After he fails to liberate her, they sleep together.  Out of all the wacky things that happen in this movie, this is the thing I questioned the most. I guess Una was really bored and looking for some action. Whatever the case, this isn’t a classic fairytale romance. Dustan and Una are one and done. Dustan returns to Wall and nine months later, a baby Tristan appears on his doorstep.  Skipping to the present, Tristan is now a young shopboy in love with the much wealthier Victoria (Sienna Miller). Unfortunately, she clearly doesn’t care for him as much as he does for her. One night, he and Victoria see a falling star. Tristan vows to bring the star back to her in return for her hand in marriage. Victoria, being a stereotypical materialistic woman, accepts. Tristan transports to the fallen star who has landed on Earth in the form of a woman named Yvaine (Claire Danes). Tristan decides to present her as a prize to Victoria.  Meanwhile, the king of Stormhold (Peter O’ Toole) has died, pitting his sons against each other for the throne. They must go on a quest for the King’s necklace and somehow turn the gemstone back into a ruby. This necklace is currently sitting on Yvaine’s neck. After a bit of murder, Septimus (Mark Strong) is the last brother standing. (And a group of annoying ghost brothers tag along for the rest of the movie.)
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In a countryside town bordering on a magical land, a young man makes a promise to his beloved that he'll retrieve a fallen star by venturing into the magical realm. His journey takes him into a world beyond his wildest dreams and reveals his true identity.

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Genre:Adventure, Fantasy, Romance, Family
Directed By:Matthew Vaughn
Written By:Matthew Vaughn, Jane Goldman
In Theaters:8/10/2007
Box Office:$135,560,026
Runtime:127 minutes
Studio:Paramount, Ingenious Media, Di Bonaventura Pictures, Marv Films, Vaughn Productions

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