52nd edition

Lone Star

Fortnight 1996, Feature film, 2 h 17


“Lone Star” is the story of a sherif in a Texas border county trying to unravel the mystery of a murder commited 37 years ago, with his own father as the prime suspect. The film deals with the unique charcter and history of the border, with its burden of often bloody history. Sam is a man ambiguous about his search for the killer of a notorious rednack sheriff who made life hell for the residents of Frontera, Texas, in the 50’s. Charley Wade, the shoot-first lawman murdered decades ago. Sam’s search takes him to both sides of the Rio Grande and into the various communities that make up Frontera – Mexican-American, Anglo, African-American, and he ends up finding more than he bargained for…


  • Chris Cooper
  • Clifton James
  • Elizabeth Pena
  • Frances McDormand
  • Joe Morton
  • Kris Kristofferson
  • Matthew Mc Conaughey
  • Miriam Colon
  • Ron Canada


John Sayles

Stuart Dryburgh

Clive Winter

John Sayles

Mason Daring

Set decoration
Dan Bishop


PRODUCTION : Rio Dulce Inc. 225 lafayette St., N° 1109, NY 10012 New York Tél. : (1-212) 219 0360 Fax : (1-212) 219 0645 VENTE A L’ETRANGER : Castle Rock Entertainment 335 North Maple Drive, Suite 135, Beverly Hills, CA 90210 Tél. : (1-310) 285 2300 Fax : (1-310) 285 2345