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After a confrontation at a yard sale, 21 year-old aspiring actress Jane finds something unexpected in a relic from elderly widow Sadie’s past. Her curiosity piqued, she tries to befriend the caustic older woman. Secrets emerge as their relationship grows, revealing that nothing is ever as it seems.
Before shooting Tangerine on an iPhone 5, writer-director Sean Baker made this heartfelt mismatched-friends drama. Featuring an impressive, tender performance from actor Dree Hemingway (the great-granddaughter of Ernest Hemingway!), Starlet is a dazzling ode to cross-generational companionship.