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Time Out says

A British-directed, New-York based musical which follows the heartbreak-and-success story of a group of youngsters as they're put through their paces at the High School of Performing Arts. The main characters, all lightly sketched in, offer a brief showcase for just about every kind of performing talent from classical ballet to stand-up comedy; the song'n'dance numbers are edited to an unstoppable disco beat; and the brazen jokes (Jews, blacks, women, gays, etc.) keep coming to show that we're all part of the same pie in the sky. It's a crack at the American Dream which carries all the exhilaration and depth of a 133-minute commercial break.
Written by HM

Release Details

  • Duration:133 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Alan Parker
  • Screenwriter:Christopher Gore
  • Cast:
    • Irene Cara
    • Lee Curreri
    • Laura Dean
    • Antonia Franceschi
    • Paul McCrane
    • Barry Miller
    • Gene Anthony Ray
    • Maureen Teefy
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