While attending a retrospective of his work, a filmmaker recalls his life and his loves: the inspirations for his films. Woody Allen. Woody Allen, Charlotte Rampling, Jessica Harper. Stardust Memories is a American comedy-drama film written and directed by Woody Allen and starring himself, Charlotte Rampling, Jessica Harper. Loosely based on Fellini's 8 1/2, this Woody Allen film focuses on filmmaker Sandy Bates, who is currently suffering from a major creative block.
Are these the exact scenes Allen had in mind? Probably, but no matter; he clearly intends “Stardust Memories” to be his “8 1/2,” and it develops. Stardust Memories is modeled after Italian director Federico Fellini's Since , Allen has repeatedly stated that Stardust Memories was. Woody Allen's Stardust Memories(), is a film about a director at a creative standstill in his career. It is a satirical look at the price of fame that is sharply funny .