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Childstar FilmPoster.jpeg
Directed by Don McKellar
Produced by Niv Fichman
Daniel Iron
Jennifer Jonas
Written by Don McKellar
Michael Goldbach
Starring Jennifer Jason Leigh
Don McKellar
Mark Rendall
Music by Christopher Dedrick
Cinematography André Turpin
Edited by Reginald Harkema
Distributed by TVA Films
America Video Film
Hart Sharp Video
Release dates
  • September 10, 2004 (2004-09-10) (Toronto International Film Festival)
Running time
98 minutes
Country Canada
Language English

Childstar is a 2004 comedy film directed and written (with the help of Michael Goldbach) by Don McKellar. It was screened at several film festivals between September 2004 and July 2005.


Taylor Brandon Burns (Mark Rendall), a conflicted young TV star from the U.S., runs away from the set - and his problems - while shooting a big-budget film in Canada. His reluctant limo-driver, Rick Schiller (Don McKellar), a down-on-his-luck indie filmmaker, is enlisted to find Taylor before the childstar destroys himself.



The region 1 DVD was released September 13, 2004.

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