The Tale of Lady Stardust (3 stars)

This article is from 2009.

Convinced that David Bowie is a prophet, Ziggy and Gary are eagerly awaiting the Rapture in their grotty flat when their bubble is pierced by the appearance of a drugged-up clubber. As a meditation on religious extremism, it has little new to say but clever staging and strong acting carry along this dark tale to its terrifying end.

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Tale of Lady Stardust

  • 3 stars

Ziggy and Gary wait for judgement day in a dingy flat in south London. Finally, today, there's someone at the door. The cautionary tale of a box, a believer, a dubious angel and David Bowie.

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