Australian Blu-ray/Region Free pressing. A Star Is Born combines the fire of Barbra Streisand and the magnetism of Kris Kristofferson in one of the screens classic love stories. Set in the reckless world of big-time rock n roll, this passionate and electrifying tale of talented young singer Esther Hoffman (Streisand) and superstar rocker John Norman Howard (Kristofferson) won five Golden Globe Awards, including Best Picture, Actress and Actor (Comedy or Musical). Paul Williams, Kenny Loggins, Leon Russell and others worked with Streisand on one of the most popular movie soundtracks ever. The smash hit Evergreen was written by Barbra Streisand (music) and Paul Williams (lyrics).