Footloose

Footloose
Footloose

Year

2011

Duration

113 minutes

Genres

Drama, Musicals

Language

English

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Synopsis

In this energetic and faithful re-make of the classic 1987 musical, college boy Ren McCormack gets an almighty shock when he moves from Boston to the quiet Southern American town of Bomont. He discovers a community where public dancing has become an illegal offence. An exceptional dancer who lives to move, Ren decides to rebel against the strict rule put in place after a party-fueled accident killed five local teenagers. Standing in his way is the unyielding Reverend Moore, whose disgust at the sudden protests is doubled when his daughter Ariel starts dancing to Ren’s beat. This is a fun reboot that skillfully intertwines the much-loved original soundtrack with electrifying modern choreography. Most importantly, it retains the most important aspect of its predecessor – a toe-tapping feel-good factor.

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Contains moderate violence, sex and drug references.

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