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Lone Star film poster
Lone Star film poster

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. 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. ... ... Chris Cooper Christopher W. Cooper (born July 9, 1951) is an American film actor. ... Elizabeth Pena is a Cuban-born actress. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... 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". Promotional photo for The Man Who Wasnt There (2001) Frances McDormand (born June 23, 1957) is an award-winning American character actress with film, stage, and television credits. ... 1997 is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Although he never won an Oscar for any of his movie performances, the comedian Bob Hope received two honorary Oscars for his contributions to cinema. ...

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

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