Touch of Stardust dabbles in the age-old questions of fate and romantic love. Set predominately in the gaze of a faithful community, Davis Miles III (Yosiah Johnson) only strives to find love in the romantic and idealistic ways of his grandparents’ legacy. His drive towards true love and waiting for the fates to align lead him on a path of struggle involving infidelity and the confusion of looking for love.Many of us have been there in that season of searching and waiting and hoping. Director Antoine Baptiste positions the film with the cracks of romantic relationships, showing what is fantasy and what is authentic. The result is often funny, but most of all, warm and witty. The Dove Take
The cast uniformly achieves a light and enjoyable tone, and thematically, Touch of Stardust offers some interesting insights into romantic relationships and sheds light on the reality of it all. With some mature themes to keep in mind, Dove awards the film our Approval for Ages 12+.