A teen film about an Italian punk forced to work with an innocent Jewish girl.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Miss Lombardo
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Dominic
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Hannah Gottschalk
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Rosie
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Mr. Marowitz
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Mrs. DeVere
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Mrs. Tucci
Laurnea Wilkerson ...
Zena
Rachel Sweet ...
Cecelia (singer)
Scott Wentworth ...
Freddy
David Coury ...
Mickey
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Mr. Frye (as Jank Azman)
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Ari
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Stanley
Adam Kositsky ...
Nathan
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Storyline

A woman returns to her high school as a teacher and convinces the school punk to become involved in the schools annual production "sing". When the board of education decides to close the school and refuses to allow the annual event to be held, the neighborhood and students come together to put the event on one last time. A cross between "Fame" and "Footloose". Written by Tony Laird <garde@iname.com>

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31 March 1989 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Um Passo da Fama  »

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Budget:

$11,500,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$2,260,616 (USA)
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Goofs

When Dominic picks up a bread stick at Hannah's 18th, she lowers her hand from her brow in a closeup shot, and then again in a wide angle. See more »

Connections

References Wheel of Fortune (1983) See more »

Soundtracks

(Everybody's Gotta) Face the Music
Written by Richard Marx and Dean Pitchford
Performed by Kevin Cronin
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good one about high school students
29 March 1999 | by (Broken Bow, Oklahoma) – See all my reviews

I like this kind of show. It reminded me a little of the TV series, "Fame". A high school is about to be closed down by the school board, and the students wanted to put on a final 'sing' concert without the consent of the authorities. Problems arose as one of the boys in the show committed a crime with his older brother. This caused friction with another student in the production. Even with all the troubles, the show still managed to go on. Very good semi-musical.


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