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Superstar: The Karen Carpenter Story

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Director Todd Haynes first gained the attention of underground film enthusiasts with this unusual and thought-provoking look at the life and death of pop singer Karen Carpenter. In 1970, as America entered a new decade following the turmoil and uncertainties of the 1960s, the Carpenters first hit the charts with glossy, well-scrubbed pop tunes like "Close to You" and "We've Only Just Begun," which suggested a deliberate retreat from the aggressive rebellion that dominated rock music in the late '60s. But...more

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