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FILM DETAILS
Certificate PG
Cast
Mariah Carey
Max Beesley
Eric Benet
Da Brat
Vondie Curtis-Hall
Directors
Screenwriters
Kate Lanier
Running Time
104 minutes

Glitter
Rags to riches story starring Mariah Carey, really earns its rhyming slang moniker


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Plot
New York,1983. Orphan Billie Frank has set her sights on a glittering musical career. When hot DJ Dice spots her in a club, the two soon enjoy more than a working relationship. But, as Billie's star rises, can their love survive the ruthless world of disco?


Verdict
Heroically bad. At the screening, this journey into Mariah's shallow soul drew hearty applause. Of the ironic kind. Then again, critics don't have to shell out any cash. You may not feel so charitable.


Reviewed by Colin Kennedy

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