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1 hr. 20 min.

Plot Summary
After his girlfriend dumps him, a young man (Chris Lowell) tries to become the kind of person she desires, but his growing love for a singer (Jessica Szohr) and some advice from an astronomer (Allison Janney) help him remain true to himself.

Cast: Chris Lowell , Jessica Szohr , Allison Janney , Clark Gregg , Rose McIver , Peter Jacobson , Elvy Yost , Peter Maloney

Director: Maggie Kiley

Genres: Comedy drama, Romance

Distributor: Gravitas Ventures

Brightest Star (2013)

Release Date: January 31st, 2014|1 hr. 20 min.

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  • 20
    Joe Neumaier New York Daily News

    Far from burning bright, this earnest indie starts out dull and gets duller. show more

  • 30
    Frank Scheck The Hollywood Reporter

    Brightest Star is too dim to sustain interest even with its very brief running time. show more

  • 38

    Lack of specificity in the writing aside, the opening of Brightest Star — which had its title changed, to no avail, from "Light Years" — tells the viewer loud and clear that this trek is not going to lead anyplace new. show more

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