This intriguing drama probes the allures and pitfalls of modern celebrity with intelligence, visual style and a fearless performance from Natalie Portman.

When teenager Celeste sings at a memorial service after surviving a violent event, it marks the beginning of her transformation into a global superstar and the loss of privacy and innocence that that entails. Decades later, Celeste is a formidable musical icon, forced to stage a comeback following a scandal which almost ended her career.

Running time: 2h15, including ads and trailers.

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