The Sun Is Also a Star

The Sun Is Also a Star

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A teenager (Black-Ish's Yara Shahidi) finds love at a tough time in her family's life in this drama based on Nicola Yoon's young adult novel. More

College-bound romantic Daniel Bae (Charles Melton, The Thinning: New World Order) and Jamaica-born pragmatist Natasha Kingsley (Shahidi) fall for each other just a day before her family’s deportation from the States.

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2019Rating: M, Violence, sexual references & offensive language100 minsUSA
Drama

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The Sun Is Also a Star | Reviews

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Vanity Fair

Vanity Fair

I believed in Natasha and Daniel; I believed in the implausibility of their day. And I believed in the movie's mission, however overpronounced.

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The New York Times

The New York Times

They are so appealing - I mean, his last name is Bae, and she never makes a joke about it - that you will totally believe that he is a budding poet and that her thing is astronomy.

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Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

"Sun" unapologetically embraces deep-dish romantic fantasy and unashamedly exults in the most shameless coincidences imaginable. If that sounds noticeably lacking in irony, sarcasm and snark, it's just going to have to be that way.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

Even by generic standards, The Sun Is Also a Star is simply misbegotten.

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Associated Press

Associated Press

The sparks are few in this laboured romance.

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The Sun Is Also a Star | Release Details

The Sun Is Also a Star is available to stream in New Zealand now on Google Play and Apple TV and Neon Rentals.