Sunday, August 5, 2007

STARDUST

I'm really looking forward to seeing this movie, which begins Friday. Here's a synopsis:

“Stardust,” based on the best-selling graphic novel by Neil Gaiman and Charles Vess, takes audiences on an adventure that begins in a village in England and ends up in places that exist in an imaginary world. A young man named Tristan (Charlie Cox) tries to win the heart of Victoria (Sienna Miller), the beautiful but cold object of his desire, by going on a quest to retrieve a fallen star. His journey takes him to a mysterious and forbidden land beyond the walls of his village. On his odyssey, Tristan finds the star, which has transformed into a striking girl named Yvaine (Claire Danes).
However, Tristan is not the only one seeking the star. A king’s (Peter O’Toole) four living sons – not to mention the ghosts of their three dead brothers – all need the star as they vie for the throne. Tristan must also overcome the evil witch, Lamia (Michelle Pfeiffer), who needs the star to make her young again. As Tristan battles to survive these threats, encountering a pirate named Captain Shakespeare (Robert De Niro) and a shady trader named Ferdy the Fence (Ricky Gervais) along the way, his quest changes. He must now win the heart of the star for himself as he discovers the meaning of true love.

It's been categorized as science fiction, fantasy and fairy tale. For those of you who read Faerie Magazine, they've done a nice spread in their summer issue.

When was the last time you saw a unicorn in a movie?

BELOW: CLAIRE DAINES AS YVAINE, THE FALLEN STAR TURNED YOUNG LADY


3 comments:

PEA said...

Oooooh I hadn't heard of this movie but it sure sounds like the type I love!! Will be looking out for it! xox

Carmen said...

I can't wait to see it! Neil Gaiman is a great author!
He was here in town for comic con last week!

Lisa'Oceandreamer' S. said...

I am anxious to see this, I've been seeing the previews for a while now!
XOXO