Frankie Starlight
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Frankie Starlight

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Actors: Matt DillonAnne ParillaudGabriel Byrne
 
Format: Dvd
 
Language: English, Dolby Digital 5.1
 
Run Time: 1hr 41mins
 
Region: All Regions-Playable Worldwide
 
Extras:  None
 
Plot: This is a story of a man (Walker), suffering from dwarfism, who writes an autobiographical account of his life. In flashbacks, we see how he was conceived to a woman (Parillaud) at the end of WWII as she attempts to smuggle herself to America on a troop ship. Caught, she is put ashore back in her homeland of Ireland where she struggles to bring up her dwarfed child. Then comes an ongoing affair with a man (Byrne) who becomes a surrogate father to the boy, teaching him about the stars and planets... and calling him "Frankie Starlight." After that affair she meets with a man (Dillon) who takes her and the boy to America, but they are misfits in the prairie lands of the West and soon return home to Ireland where the boy grows to manhood as a writer.
 
 
 
 
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