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EXCLUSIVE CLIP & Interview with 'Starlet' Director Sean Baker on Keeping it Vérité with Dree Hemingway

Sean Baker's second feature, "Prince of Broadway," a micro-budget vérité film shot in New York City's wholesale fashion district, won a slew of festival awards after its debut at the Los Angeles Film Festival in 2008 (winning Best Narrative Feature) and landed on many Best of 2010 lists...
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  • November 9, 2012 2:04 PM
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Trailer Watch: No Refunds, Bingo & Real Strip Clubs in Sean Baker's 'Starlet'

The trailer for Sean Baker's "Starlet" has arrived, featuring Dree Hemingway, Besedka Johnson and Boonee...
  • By Sophia Savage
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  • October 17, 2012 12:38 PM
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New Teaser Poster for Baker's Festival Favorite 'Starlet' & The Story Behind Dree Hemingway's Co-Star [Exclusive]

Check out this new teaser poster for Sean Baker's "Starlet." While the first poster, which we debuted here, featured sun-soaked star Dree Hemingway (one of Variety's Actors to Watch), the second capitalizes on her legs and the film's titular character, Starlet...
  • By Sophia Savage
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  • October 10, 2012 1:58 PM
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SXSW FIRST LOOK: 'Prince of Broadway' Director Sean Baker Debuts Poster for 'Starlet'

Sean Baker's "Prince of Broadway" was a fine second feature and an honest indie gem. Check out our interview with Baker and "Price of Broadway" presenter Lee Daniels below. His third film, "Starlet," is set to debut at SXSW on March 11 and stars Dree Hemingway. Check out the full poster and synopsis below:
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  • February 23, 2012 3:07 PM
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