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FILM DETAILS
Certificate PG
Cast
Bill Hunter
Paul Mercurio
Tara Morice
Bill Hunter
Pat Thompson
Directors
Baz Luhrmann
Baz Luhrmann
Screenwriters
Andrew Bovell
Craig Pearce
Baz Luhrmann
Baz Luhrmann
Andrew Bovell
Craig Pearce
Running Time
94 minutes

Strictly Ballroom
Dirty Dancing in Oz


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Plot
Talented dancer Scott (Mercurio) is struggling to make it to the Pan-Pacific Grand Prix, due in part to his refusal to adhere to the dance steps approved by his team. Step forward the only club member prepared to partner him: clumsy novice Fran (Morice). Sparks fly.


Verdict
Fluff it may well be, but a more entertaining and engaging piece of fluff you'd be hard pushed to find.


Reviewed by Mark Salisbury

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