Stars Remember Carrie Fisher, Debbie Reynolds Through 'Bright Lights' Doc

Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds.
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Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds.

"It's very hard for me to believe they're gone, watching them now, the film freezes time."

Bright Lights: Starring Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher debuted Saturday night (Jan. 7) on HBO, giving old friends and fans a chance to mourn the two superstars once again.

The film, directed by Fisher Stevens and Alexis Bloom, centers on the mother-daughter relationship between Carrie Fisher and her mother Debbie Reynolds. Star Wars star Fisher died after suffering a heart attack last month at 60. Reynolds, her mother and icon from films such as Singin' in the Rain, died one day later at 84.

The film debuted last year at the Cannes Film Festival and had originally been slated for a March premiere on HBO, but was moved up following the deaths of Fisher and Reynolds.

Leading up to the film and following the premiere, friends, colleagues and fans took the opportunity to pay tribute to the late actresses, including Ellen DeGeneres, William Shatner and Carrie's brother Todd Fisher.

This article originally appeared in THR.com.

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