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Strictly Ballroom, 1992

Strictly Ballroom
Directed by: Baz Luhrmann
Written by: Andrew Bovell
Language:  English, Spanish
Country:  Australia
Runtime:  94 min
MPAA Rating:  PG
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The mood of Strictly Ballroom is stylized, feel good, and witty. The plot centers around going against the rules, dancers, and underdogs. It is a romance and drama movie. Stylistically, Strictly Ballroom is a melodrama. In approach, it is realistic. The setting is Australia. Strictly Ballroom happens in the 1990s. The musical score is pop. The movie is known for being critically acclaimed and an award winner. Strictly Ballroom is especially suggested for a girls' night and a date night. Note that it includes profanity.

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Strictly Ballroom (1992)

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A top ballroom dancer pairs with a plain, left-footed local girl when his maverick style earns him the... more

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Language: English, Spanish
Country: Australia
Release date: 12 February 1993
Runtime: 94 min

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Paul Mercurio Paul Mercurio As Scott Hastings
Tara Morice Tara Morice As Fran
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Rolling Stone
Luhrmann is a director with the style and snap to have these tired routines on their feet and kicking like a line of Rockettes.
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by: Peter Travers
Variety
Within the confines of this tried-and-true formula, Luhrmann has concocted a feel-good entertainment, which is lively, original (in an old-fashioned sort of way) and charming.
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I have just read some of the most wonderful reviews about this movie, this is a movie that is loved by many people. I just want to add my voice to the chorus. I love it, I watch it constantly, on cable and I bought the movie so that I would always...
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10.January.2011 |  by: Netflowers
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It started out really campy, and I was a bit concerned (I'm not a camp movie type). I stuck with it though and it toned way down. I especially liked the (not sure of the spelling) Spanish "Pasa Doble" scene. I still could only rate it 2 stars...
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