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Filmed during the Lambada dance craze (if there really ever was one), this film tries to have a social conscience. A princess (Laura Herring) in the Amazon rain forests tries to fight a conglomerate threatening the forests by going to Los Angeles. There she links up with a rich kid (Jeff James) who tells her that she must get on tv to succeed with her mission. Quick as a wink the two come up with the idea of winning a lambada dance contest that is getting tv attention. Sid Haig also co-stars as a witch doctor who accompanies the princess and provides some humor. Written by
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[Jason and Nisa got back from dancing and Jason's parents want to talk to Jason alone]
And we don't want you fraternizing with the hired help!
We wen't dancing, we did't go to bed!
Well, I shoud hope not there's enough of those people in the world without you fathering any more.
Will you try to keep it down, she might hear you.
I want her to hear me and I want her out of My Dress!
About the dress...
What about it? I hope you realize its a Christian D'ore original and it cost me more than that ...
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The spellbinding dance moves of the stunningly beautiful and talented Laura Elena Harring are the only parts of this film worth watching.
Otherwise, the cast was poorly chosen and the dialogue is weak. Aside from a couple songs the music was nothing special. The rainforest subplot could have provided an interesting storyline but as presented it seems disassociated from the characters and the rest of the script; at best it provides an uninteresting break between dance sequences.
Laura Harring is simply an absolutely captivating talent who appears sorely out of place in this film.
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