Starry Night


Mary D. Fisher Theatre Thu, Mar 30, 2023 4:00 PM
Film Info
Event Type:Narrative Feature
Release Year:1999
Run Time:101 minutes
Production Country:United Kingdom, United States
Original Language:English
Cast/Crew Info
Director:Paul Davids
Cast:Abbott Alexander
Sally Kirkland
Lou Wagner
Lisa Waltz
Producer(s):Hollace Davids
Paul Davids


The Sedona International Film Festival is proud to present the encore of “Starry Night” on Thursday, March 30 at the Mary D. Fisher Theatre at 4 p.m.

This special encore is a delightful treat to celebrate Vincent van Gogh's birthday March 30th. The film screening will be followed by a live, in-person Q&A with the filmmakers.

"Starry Night," written and directed by Sedona resident Paul Davids ("The Life After Death Project") and produced by he and his wife, Hollace Davids, has proven popular at many film festivals (including the Sedona International Film Festival) and has won the audience choice award at the Newport Beach Festival.

Originally distributed to TV by NBCUniversal, this whimsical fantasy has Vincent van Gogh returning to life in our era for 100 days. Vincent (played by Abbott Alexander) is astonished at what a success he has become (he only sold one painting during his lifetime), and he wants to collect the fortune that his paintings are now worth for the benefit of struggling artists everywhere.

However, he is up against attorneys, art collectors and museums that consider him an impostor. Worse, he is targeted as a con-man, a fraud, and a homeless art thief when he begins to "steal" back his paintings. He is arrested, and art fraud detective (Sally Kirkland) is determined to have him convicted.

With the help of an ambulance-chasing attorney (Lou Wagner) and a lovely art student who believes in him (Lisa Waltz), is there any possible way that he can prove to a disbelieving world that he really is Vincent van Gogh?