Starstruck [DVD] [1982]

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Overview

Special Features


  • Disc 1:
  • Audio commentary with producer Richard Breenan
  • Theatrical trailers
  • Poster & still gallery
  • Disc 2:
  • Puttin' on the Show - Interviews with director Gillian Armstrong, producer David Elfick and Cinematographer Russell Boyd
  • Screenwriter reflects - Interview with writer Stephen MacLean
  • Alternate, extended & deleted scenes
  • Closed Captioned

Synopsis


Starstruck
Star Struck is a light, frothy pop-culture musical comedy from Australia, where Jackie (Jo Kennedy) dreams of becoming a singing star and her cousin Angus (Ross O'Donovan) thinks he has what it takes to be a successful manager. After a spot at the hip club in town (wearing a kangaroo suit) fails to win Jackie any paying gigs, Angus enters her in a major talent competition to be held on New Year's Eve. If Jackie wins, her career is assured, and the $25,000 grand prize will help keep her parents' cafe open. But can Jackie stand the pressure? Will the band get it together in time? And will Angus ever get a girl? Star Struck plays like a mid-1980s "New Wave" variation on an old "Let's Put On A Show!" teenage musical, with tunes by Phil Judd and Tim Finn of the popular New Zealand band Split Enz. Keep your eyes peeled for a bit part played by Geoffrey Rush, 14 years before he would win an Oscar for his work in Shine. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi

Cast & Crew


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    Jo Kennedy - Jackie Mullens
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    Ross O'Donovan - Angus Mullens
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    Pat Evison - Nana
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    Margo Lee - Pearl
  • Max Cullen
    Max Cullen - Reg



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