By Joseph Kanon
Hollywood, 1945. Ben Collier has simply arrived from war-torn Europe to discover his brother has died in mysterious conditions. Why could a guy with a gorgeous spouse, a profitable motion picture occupation, and a heroic prior decide to kill himself?
Ben enters the uneasy international underneath the modern shine of the motion picture enterprise, the place politics and the dream factories collide and Communist witch hunts are rendering the most important famous person makers susceptible. Even the following, the place the devastation of Europe turns out not more genuine than a painted motion picture set, the conflict casts lengthy and hazardous shadows. whilst Ben learns troubling proof approximately his personal family’s prior and embarks on a love affair that by no means must have occurred, he's stuck in an internet of deception that shakes his ethical starting place to its middle.
Rich with surroundings and interval element, Stardust flawlessly blends truth and fiction right into a haunting mystery evoking either the consideration days of the flicks and the emergence of a gloomy pressure of yankee political existence.