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A has-been rock star falls in love with a young, up-and-coming songstress.

The 70's classic

A star is born (1976)
Release date
April 03 1978
The career of hopeful, young singer Esther Hoffman (Streisand) is launched by fading rock star John Norman Howard (Kris Kristofferson), who also wins the young singer's heart. Hoffman becomes a leading lady on stage and in Howard's life, but as Howard's career flounders, he sinks into an abyss of alcohol and cocaine. Hoffman chooses to sacrifice her stardom to care for Howard, but he will not allow her to abandon her dreams.

Kris Kristofferson ... John Norman Howard

Barbra Streisand ... Esther Hoffman

Gary Busey ... Bobbie Ritchie

Joanne Linville ... Freddie

M.G. Kelly ... Bebe Jesus

Oliver Clark ... Gary Danziger

Paul Mazursky ... Brian

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