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Encyclopedia > Lone Star (1996 film)
Lone Star

Lone Star film poster
Directed by John Sayles
Produced by R. Paul Miller
Maggie Renzi
Written by John Sayles
Starring Chris Cooper
Elizabeth Pena
Kris Kristofferson
Matthew McConaughey
Distributed by Columbia TriStar
Release date(s) June 21, 1996 (USA)
Running time 135 min.
Language English
Budget $5,000,000 US (est.)
IMDb profile

Lone Star is a 1996 mystery film set in a small town in Texas. It stars Chris Cooper, Elizabeth Pena, Kris Kristofferson, and Matthew McConaughey. It was written and directed by John Sayles. Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (507x755, 88 KB)Lone Star film poster This image is of a movie poster, and the copyright for it is most likely owned by either the publisher of the movie or the studio which produced the movie in question. ... Photo of John Sayles by Robert Birnbaum John Thomas Sayles (born September 28, 1950 in Schenectady, New York) is a fiercely independent American film director and writer who frequently takes a small part in his own and other indie films. ... Chris Cooper Christopher W. Cooper (born July 9, 1951) is an Oscar-winning American film actor. ... Elizabeth Pena is a Cuban-born actress. ... Kris Kristofferson (born June 22, 1936) is an influential country music songwriter, singer and actor. ... Matthew David McConaughey (born November 4, 1969) is an American actor. ... Columbia Pictures logo, used only in the early-1990s Columbia Pictures, now Columbia-Tristar Pictures after their merger with the former Tristar Entertainment, is a film production company, and part of Sony Pictures Entertainment. ... June 21 is the 172nd day of the year (173rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 193 days remaining. ... 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... The English language is a West Germanic language that originates in England. ... This is a list of film-related events in 1996. ... Mystery film is a film genre which uses mystery as an element to the plot. ... Official language(s) None See: Languages of Texas Capital Austin Largest city Houston Area  Ranked 2nd  - Total 268,581 sq mi (695,622 km²)  - Width 773 miles (1,244 km)  - Length 790 miles (1,270 km)  - % water 2. ... Chris Cooper Christopher W. Cooper (born July 9, 1951) is an Oscar-winning American film actor. ... Elizabeth Pena is a Cuban-born actress. ... Kris Kristofferson (born June 22, 1936) is an influential country music songwriter, singer and actor. ... Matthew David McConaughey (born November 4, 1969) is an American actor. ... Photo of John Sayles by Robert Birnbaum John Thomas Sayles (born September 28, 1950 in Schenectady, New York) is a fiercely independent American film director and writer who frequently takes a small part in his own and other indie films. ...


In 1996, the film won Best Film, and Sayles and Cooper won awards, along with Ron Canada and Frances McDormand at the Lone Star Film & Television Awards. In 1997, Sayles was nominated for an Academy Award for "Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen". This is a list of film-related events in 1996. ... Ron Canada is an American actor. ... McDormand in a promotional photo for The Man Who Wasnt There (2001) Frances McDormand (born June 23, 1957) is an Academy Award-winning American film, stage, and television actress. ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The references in this article would be clearer with a different and/or consistent style of citation, footnoting or external linking. ...


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  • John Sayles invites you to return to the scene of the crime.

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