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Fame (Hot Lunch) (1980)

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Kimi Wong Kimi Wong
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Tony Then Tony Then
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Holland Taylor Holland Taylor
Claudia van Doren
Peggy Ledger Peggy Ledger
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Patricia Quinn Patricia Quinn
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Annabel Leventon Annabel Leventon
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Richard O Richard O'Brien
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Written by
Christopher Gore Christopher Gore
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A good movie

4 years, 5 months 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), 1980s (3), Teen (3), Audition (3), Dancer (3), Stand Up Comedian (3), Graduation (3), Coming Of Age (3), New York (2), New York City (2), Personal Triumph (2), Chapter Headings (2), Star (2), Backstage (2), Ballet (2), Performing Arts (2)
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" Directed by: Alan Parker Written by: Christopher Gore Produced by: David De Silva and Alan Marshall Cinematography: Michael Seresis Edited by: Gerry Hambling Music by: Michael Gore Music and lyrics by: Michael Gore, Robert F. Colesberry, Dean Pitchford, and Lesley Gore Distributed by: MGM/UA"


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johanlefourbe posted a review 4 years, 5 months 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 โ€˜Step Upโ€™ 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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