A life lived in fear... is a life half lived.
The offbeat romantic comedy that introduced the talents of Australian filmmaker Baz Luhrmann. This is the first in Luhrmann's 'Red Curtain trilogy' - followed by Romeo + Juliet and Moulin Rouge!. The story follows a maverick dancer (Paul Mercurio) who ditches the accepted rules of ballroom dancing to create his own style and choreography - a step which infuriates the dancing establishment.... More
Adapted from a stageplay conceived by Luhrman while studying at the National Institute of Dramatic Arts in Sydney, Strictly Ballroom was a winner at the Cannes and Toronto film festivals, at the BAFTAs and the Australian Film Institute Awards.Hide