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Famous despite himself

Review: Superstar

Famous despite himself

Xavier Giannoli’s film about fame raises more questions than it provides answers. Screened in the competition at the Venice Film Festival. 

Superstar: "a disaster film, but with a glimmer of hope”

Interview: Xavier Giannoli • Director

Superstar: "a disaster film, but with a glimmer of hope”

Cineuropa met the French director at the 69th Venice Film Festival where he had come to screen Superstar in the competition. 

Trailer [fr]


Trailer [fr]


international title: Superstar
original title: Superstar
country: France, Belgium
sales agent: Wild Bunch
year: 2012
directed by: Xavier Giannoli
screenplay: Xavier Giannoli, Marcia Romano
cast: Kad Merad, Cécile de France, Louis-Do de Lencquesaing, Cédric Ben Abdallah

main awards/selection

Biennale di Venezia 2012Official Competition

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