Cinema: The Glory Road

STARDUST

Directed by MICHAEL APTED Screenplay by RAY CONNOLLY

When last seen in That 'II Be the Day (TIME, Dec. 16), Jim MacLaine had left his wife and child in a dreary English town for a stroll down the glory road. He wanted to learn guitar and get himself into the palmy world of rock 'n' roll. In Stardust, MacLaine finds success —more of it than he bargained for or can handle.

The movie is fast, canny, tough-minded about the blandishments and attendant sacrifices of superstardom. Director Michael Apted and Scenarist Ray Connolly (who also...

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