Strictly Ballroom Poster

Release Date: March 15th, 1994

DVD Release Date: March 19th, 2002

PG|1 hr 32 min

Plot Summary
A top ballroom dancer pairs with a plain, left-footed local girl when his maverick style earns him the disdain of his more conventionally-minded colleagues. Together, the team gives it their all and makes dreams of the National Championship title come true.

Cast: Paul Mercurio, Tara Morice, Bill Hunter, Barry Otto, Pat Thompson, Gia Carides, Peter Whitford, John Hannan

Director: Baz Luhrmann

Genres: Musical comedy

Production Co: AFFC, Beyond Films, M & A Film

Distributors: Miramax Films

Ratings & Reviews

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  • Luhrmann is a director with the style and snap to have these tired routines on their feet and kicking like a line of Rockettes. show more

  • It's silly, it's serious, it's outrageous, it's mundane, it's blowsy, it's lovely. Yet this fickle film has a constant heart - warm and very likeable. show more

  • The movie is funny, energetic, and enjoyable -- the perfect film for a night or an afternoon out, regardless of what mood you're in. While the plot and characters don't boast any special depth, there's enough freshness to hold just about anyone's interest. show more

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