Strictly Ballroom

Strictly Ballroom (Australia)

Directed by:
Baz Luhrmann
Cast:
Paul Mercurio, Tara Morice, Bill Hunter
Duration:
12h:00m
TIFF edition:
2014
Synopsis:

Scott is dancer who refuses to follow the accepted rules of ballroom dancing and creates his own style of choreography, which infuriates the ballroom dancing establishment. Before he's scheduled to compete in the Pan-Pacific ballroom championships, he's forced to take up a new partner, a beginner who initially seems without promise. With his help, she turns into an assured and wonderful dancer.

Festivals
Cannes 1992, Chicago 1992, Toronto 1992, Bogota 1994

Awards
Silver Hugo Award for Best First Feature - Chicago 1992, Award of the Youth - Cannes 1992, People’s Choice Award - Toronto 1992
 

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