UW Cinematheque - Summer Selections
Starstruck | Australia | 1982 | DCP | 102 min. Director: Gillian Armstrong
Friday, June 22, 2018
Cast: Jo Kennedy, Ross O’Donovan, Geoffrey Rush In Sydney, Jackie (Jo Kennedy) dreams of becoming a pop star and Angus (Ross O’Donovan), her entrepreneurial 14-year-old cousin, has lots of ideas about how to make that dream a reality. Gillian Armstrong’s ebullient new-wave musical is chock full of memorable songs and indelible performances. Starstruck is a rarely-screened, feel-good delight, presented here in a new digital restoration courtesy of the National Film & Sound Archive of Australia.