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Frankie Starlight Frankie Starlight (R) A down-to-earth gem. An Irish immigration officer (Gabriel Byrne) and his family take in a French stowaway ...Frankie StarlightDramaR Frankie Starlight (R) A down-to-earth gem. An Irish immigration officer (Gabriel Byrne) and his family take in a French stowaway ...1995-12-15
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Frankie Starlight

Genre: Drama; Starring: Gabriel Byrne, Corban Walker, Matt Dillon, Anne Parillaud, Alan Pentony; MPAA Rating: R

Frankie Starlight (R) A down-to-earth gem. An Irish immigration officer (Gabriel Byrne) and his family take in a French stowaway (Anne Parillaud) during World War II. Her dwarf son (Alan Pentony) grows up to be an astrology-loving novelist (Corban Walker), who recounts his family’s story in a series of flashbacks. After a while, Matt Dillon cruises in as an American motorcyclist who romances Parillaud. Director Michael Lindsay-Hogg gives the film a warmly burnished look, and he coaxes remarkable performances from Pentony and Walker. A-