“The torments of adolescense intensify for a sensitive Swedish teen who learns her mother’s cancer is terminal in Glowing Stars, from feature debutante Lisa Siwe.
Tenderly adapted from an award-winning novel for young adults by Johanna Tydell,
this affecting pic doesn’t sidestep or over-sentimentalize its difficult matter, but
depicts it with a naturalness and honesty that will send audiences of all ages hunting
for a handkerchief. With its finely tuned perfs and warmly realistic style, “Stars” should
light up the schedules of fest and smallscreen programmers searching for quality
youth fare, with niche arthouse possible in Euro territories.”
Glowing stars/ I taket lyser stjärnorna was awarded with three Swedish Guldbagge-awards when it was released in 2009. Among them the award for best film
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. Since then, it has been in competition in several festivals and gained awards and nominations around the globe