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When a young ballroom champion defies the all-powerful Federation by dancing his own steps, his dream of winning the Pan-Pacific Grand Prix is shattered. His career seems in jeopardy until help comes from an unexpected quarter and he finds the courage to challenge the Federation.

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Cast & Crew & Production Details

Director
Baz Luhrmann
Writers
Baz Luhrmann  Craig Pearce
Producer
Tristram Miall
Executive Producers
Antoinette Albert
Dir. of Photography:
Steven Mason
Composer:
David Hirschfelder
Editor:
Jill Bilcock
Production Designer:
Catherine Martin
Cast
Paul Mercurio - Tara Morice - Bill Hunter - Pat Thomson - Gia Carides - Barry Otto
Production Completion Date
1992
Genre
Comedy, Drama
Production Company
M & A Film Corporation
International Sales
Beyond Distribution

Selected Awards & Festivals

  • London Australian Film Festival
    (2004)
  • All the Best from Australia Flm Festival - Manila
    (1998)
  • Strictly Oz - A History of Australian Film - UCLA
    (1996)
  • Festival des Antipodes - Paris
    (1996)
  • Strictly Oz - A History of Australian Film
    (1995)
  • Moscow International Film Festival
    (1995)
  • Foster's Export Australian Film Festival
    (1994)
  • Australian Film Festival Istanbul
    (1994)
  • Video Industry Distributors Association
    (1993)
  • Singapore International Film Festival
    (1993)
  • Shanghai International Film Festival
    (1993)
  • Palm Springs International Film Festival
    (1993)
  • Ministry for the Arts NSW
    (1993)
  • Ministry For The Arts
    (1993)
  • Moscow International Film Festival
    (1993)
  • St Petersburg Internnational Film Festival "Festival of Festivals"
    (1993)
  • Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival
    (1993)
  • Film Critics' Circle of Australia
    (1993)
  • Calcutta (Kolkata) International Film Festival
    (1993)
  • British Academy of Film and Television Arts
    (1993)
  • Australian Motion Picture Exhibitors Association
    (1993)
  • Vancouver International Film Festival
    (1992)
  • Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival
    (1992)
  • New York Film Festival
    (1992)
  • Mill Valley Film Festival
    (1992)
  • Jerusalem Film Festival
    (1992)
  • Hawaii International Film Festival
    (1992)
  • Filmfest Hamburg
    (1992)
  • Chicago International Film Festival
    (1992)
  • Banco National International Film Festival
    (1992)
  • Australian Guild of Screen Composers
    (1992)
  • Australian Cinematographers Society Awards National
    (1992)
  • ATN Channel 7
    (1992)
  • Australian Film Institute
    (1992)

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