U.S., 2018, 135 min, 2K DCP, Dir. Bradley Cooper, Rated R, Warner Bros Pictures
"A Star is Born is poised to become the movie of the moment - the one everyone has to see right now.” – Kenneth Turan, Los Angeles Times
Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga fuse their considerable talents to depict the raw and passionate tale of Jack and Ally, two artistic souls coming together, on stage and in life. Theirs is a complex journey through the beauty and the heartbreak of a relationship struggling to survive. With A Star is Born, Cooper, a four-time Oscar nominee, makes his directorial debut while music superstar Gaga stars in her first leading role in a major motion picture. Cooper portrays seasoned musician Jackson Maine, who discovers and falls in love with struggling artist Ally. She has given up on her dream to become a successful singer, until she meets Jack, who immediately sees her natural talent.
A Star is Born is nominated for 8 Academy awards: Best Picture, Best Leading Actor (Bradley Cooper), Best Leading Actress (Lady Gaga), Best Supporting Actor (Sam Elliott), Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Cinematography, Best Sound Mixing, and Best Original Song ("Shallow").
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