Stars By the Pound

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France | 2018 | 88 minutes | Marie-Sophie Chambon

September 29, 2019

French Cinema Now

Sixteen-year-old Lois has only one dream, to become an astronaut—but it looks like her weight might be an obstacle. But Amélie, Stannah, and Justine—three teenagers who also know about tough breaks—just might help her overcome it.

Actor Laure Duchêne scheduled to attend.

Sixteen-year-old Lois has only one dream: to become an astronaut. While she is gifted in physics, she has a major problem: She weighs over 200 pounds—a family trait she is inescapably stuck with. Just when everything seems lost, Lois meets Amélie, Stannah, and Justine: teenagers affected, like her, by life's tough breaks, yet ready to face anything in order to leave with her for outer space...

  • Original Language Title: 100 kilos d'étoiles
  • Director: Marie-Sophie Chambon
  • Principal Cast: Laure Duchene, Angele Metzger, Pauline Serieys, Zoe de Tarle, Philippe Rebbot, Isabelle de Hertogh
  • Country: France
  • Year: 2018
  • Running Time: 88 minutes
  • Producer: Diane Jassem, Celine Chapdaniel
  • Screenplay: Marie-Sophie Chambon, Anais Carpita
  • Cinematographers: Yann Maritaud
  • Language: French
  • Has Subtitles: Yes