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Matt Grant
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Claire Andrews
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Tom Bradshaw
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Tamara Spencer
Paul Mercurio ...
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Walter Grkovic ...
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Jack Mayers ...
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A champion high school rugby player has a secret desire to be a ballet dancer, having spent 11 years in ballet school. Seizing an opportunity to audition for a local company's presentation of "Romeo and Juliet", he nonetheless fears what will happen to his reputation if the other kids in his school find out. Adding the practices to his already burgeoning schedule quickly starts to create problems with his friends, his teachers, his coach, his play director, and his ballet partner. Of course, it all comes together on the stage of the Sydney Opera House. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Sometimes you have to risk everything to follow your heart

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The motto 'Virile Agitur' of the fictitious North Shore Sydney school attended by the film's characters, is the actual motto of Knox Grammar School, also located on Sydney's North Shore. Former students of Knox Grammar include actors Adam Garcia, Hugh Jackman, Andrew Johnston, Reg Livermore, Hugo Weaving, writer Stuart Beattie and radio host 'John Laws'. See more »

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Not original, but not a copy
9 August 2002 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

While the plot line may seem trite, the movie actually stands up for itself. Unlike most movies where the lead has a talent, it is actually followed through with excellent performances. Although some of the movie seems like a remake, the details are quite original and have there own merit.


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