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Plot Summary
Teenage Lucie (Isild Le Besco) is a great fan of rock diva Lauren Waks (Emmanuelle Seigner), so she is thrilled when her mother arranges for the woman to pay a visit to their home. Lauren warbles a love song and leaves, and Lucie runs away to be with the object of her obsession. The teen manages to worm her way into Lauren's entourage and forms an emotionally co-dependent bond with the megastar.

Cast: Emmanuelle Seigner , Isild Le Besco , Noémie Lvovsky , Valéry Zeitoun , Samuel Benchetrit , Édith Le Merdy , Jean-Paul Walle Wa Wana , Mar Sodupe

Director: Emmanuelle Bercot

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Strand Releasing

Backstage (2006)

Release Date: November 22nd, 2006|1 hr. 55 min.

critic reviews ( 3 )
fan reviews ( )
  • Director Emmanuelle Bercot's film offers a fascinating account of how a vulnerable star might mistake fan worship for something real. show more

  • The line separating "fan" from "fanatic" has never seemed as thin or as permeable as it does in this harrowing, and at times surprisingly humorous, case study from actress-turned-director Emmanuelle Bercot. show more

  • Under the clichéd spell of rock-and-roll promiscuity and pills popped, Seigner shows astonishing range as the detached superstar who still fixates on her ex-boyfriend and has mood swings like a manic-depressive on fast-forward. show more

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