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Fame
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Eddie Barth Eddie Barth
Angelo
Irene Cara Irene Cara
Coco
Lee Curreri Lee Curreri
Bruno
Laura Dean Laura Dean
Lisa
Boyd Gaines Boyd Gaines
Michael
Albert Hague Albert Hague
Shorofsky
Tresa Hughes Tresa Hughes
Mrs. Finsecker


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Christopher Gore Christopher Gore
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A good movie

3 months, 2 weeks ago at May 13 13:08
I remember it very well, when I was a kid, I used to watch the TV-show based on this movie from time to time. Anyway, even though it was a decent watch, it never became a favorite of mine and it took me more than a decade to finally watch this movie. Eventually, it is my wife who pointed that I should definitely check it out and the fact that it was directed by Alan Parker made the whole thing eve... read more
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Description: If they really got what it takes, it's goingito take everything they got. Seven classes a day and a hot lunch. That's what New York City High School for the Performing Arts guarantees. Stardom? That's something the school's teenage musicians, actors, dancers and dreamers strive for. Fame sings the body electric, celebrating the growing-up process of honing talent, confronting realities, finding love, living life. Director Alan Parker (Evita, The Commitments) brings an energetic style to the crisscrossing stories of students (including future Academy Award winner Irene Cara, Paul McCrane (ER), Barry Miller (Saturday Night ... (more)
Release date: 16 May 1980
UPC: 012569514522
Tags: Dance (8), Musical (8), Drama (6), 1980 (4), Music (4), Dancer (3), Graduation (3), Teen (3), Coming Of Age (3), Audition (3), Stand Up Comedian (3), High School (2), Piano (2), School (2), Personal Triumph (2), Chapter Headings (2), Ballet (2), New York City (2), 1980s (2), New York (2)
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johanlefourbe posted a review 3 months, 2 weeks ago

A good movie

“I remember it very well, when I was a kid, I used to watch the TV-show based on this movie from time to time. Anyway, even though it was a decent watch, it never became a favorite of mine and it took me more than a decade to finally watch this movie. Eventually, it is my wife who pointed that I should definitely check it out and the fact that it was directed by Alan Parker made the whole thing even more intriguing to me. Anyway, even though it was nothing really groundbreaking, I thought that most of it worked actually pretty well. Furthermore, you have to keep in mind that this movie was made a couple of decades before all those dance movies such as the ‘Step Up’ franchise and it has pretty much become the blue-print in this genre. Eventually, almost 30 years, they would come up with ” read more

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