Stardom is a 2000 Canadian comedy-drama film directed by Denys Arcand and written by J.Jacob Potashnik and Arcand. It stars Jessica Paré and Dan Aykroyd. It tells the story of a young girl who tries to cope with her rise to stardom after being discovered by a fashion agency. The film was screened out of competition at the 2000 Cannes Film Festival.[2]

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Directed byDenys Arcand
Written byJ.Jacob Potashnik
Denys Arcand
StarringJessica Paré
Dan Aykroyd
Music byFrançois Dompierre
Edited byIsabelle Dedieu
Alliance Atlantis
Serendipity Point Films
Cinémaginaire Inc.
Ciné B
Distributed byAlliance Atlantis Communications (Canada)
Pathé Distribution (France)
Release date
May 17, 2000
Running time
100 minutes
LanguageEnglish / French
Budget$6.7 million
Box office$150.000[1]

Arcand cited his later film Days of Darkness (2007) as similar to Stardom, though Days of Darkness was ostensibly a sequel to his other films The Decline of the American Empire (1986) and The Barbarian Invasions (2003).[3]



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  2. ^ "Festival de Cannes: Stardom". Retrieved 2009-10-17.
  3. ^ Coulombe, Michel (8 November 2007). "Qu'est-ce qui cloche avec Denys Arcand ?". L'actualité. Retrieved 30 December 2016.

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