The Blue Star

L'étoile Bleue

18 mins
7.2 / 10 (7)


It all happened on a dark night. The Man was tired of being a stranger, tired of being insulted by others simply because he speaks Arabic to a wife who speaks French with their beloved mixed race son. He looked at the sky and shouted. But that night, far in the cosmos, a voice answered.

MUBI's take

Narrated by the iconic Denis Lavant, Valentin Noujaïm’s spellbinding short takes the shapeshifting form of a sci-fi fairy tale. Fusing the director’s family archive with NASA footage of outer space, this intergalactic escape heads for a utopia, light years away from racial discrimination in France.

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