- 2 hr 55 min
Based on the life of British performer Gertrude Lawrence, ‘Star!’ follows Lawrence’s life as she watches her own documentary film. The film chronicles Lawrence’s start as a performer beginning with her leaving home to join her father who is a vaudeville performer. Follow the ups and downs through Lawrence’s life in performing as well as her personal life involving her marriages, family, and numerous love affairs. Lawrence’s professional career takes a turn for the worse and rebounds back in dramatic fashion, ending in a triumph performance in The King and I, before ultimately succumbing to liver cancer at 54 years old.