Title: Stardust Memories
Director: Woody Allen
Writer: Woody Allen
Starring: Woody Allen, Charlotte Rampling, Jessica Harper, Marie-Christine Barrault
Music: vintage jazz
Synopsis: a comedic director struggles with finding meaning in his work
Length: 91 minutes
How I saw it: on video (rented on VHS from the library), yesterday
Subjective Rating: 7/10 (Good).
8/10 (points off for concept and story) c. 3.2/4 (Very good).
Woody’s parody (or maybe homage is a better word) of 8½. It’s pretty funny. We’re lucky that we happened to watch this a few weeks after watching 8½; if we hadn’t, we wouldn’t have known it was parody, and a lot of it would have come across as pretentious.