BORDERLINES: A Star is Born
Dir: Bradley Cooper | USA | 2018 | 125 mins
Cast | Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper, Sam Elliott, Dave Chappelle Lady Gaga is a revelation in Bradley Cooper’s sensational directorial debut; a powerful contemporary take on the tragic, oft-filmed love story, which has received great critical praise. Seasoned, self-destructive country musician Jackson (Cooper) falls for struggling singer Ally (Gaga), who’s given up her dreams of stardom until he coaxes her into the spotlight. But as her career takes off, the personal side of their relationship begins to suffer, with Jackson continuing to battle his internal demons. Also featuring Dave Chappelle and Sam Elliott in supporting roles, A Star is Born delivers chemistry, romantic vulnerability and committed musical performances from its two leads and is sure to feature in this year’s awards season.