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Leave It on the Floor (2011)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama, Musical | 3 August 2012 (UK)
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Set in the ballroom world originally memorialized by the documentary Paris Is Burning, Leave It on the Floor is an original musical set in the scene in Los Angeles 2011.

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Our African-American hero , Brad is bullied by his dysfunctional mom; he flees his home and by chance tumbles down the rabbit-hole into the LA ball scene where he finds a ragtag new famiiy. With music by Beyonce music director, Kim Burse, screenplay and lyrics by Glenn Gaylord choreography by Beyonce dance master, Frank Gatson Jr. and eye-popping visuals and direction by Sheldon Larry, the film is an ode to the wild funky and heart-aching life of this amazing underground. Written by Sheldon Larry

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Written by Cotrell "Chase J" Qualls and Valencia Burse
Produced by Wow Jones and William Burje
Performed by Nikki Jane
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Had the Wrong Idea
14 September 2014 | by (Hungary) – See all my reviews

I have had this movie for some time, but never really paid attention to it, pushing it back on my viewing list. I finally watched it last night.

My spouse and I were overwhelmingly impressed with the acting, the singing, and the costumes. Being an indie film, we were not anticipating such a production, because it was gay themed it made it more incredible.

Being white gay men, it was certainly an incredible experience and pleasure to see a number of black actors getting parts. This is one movie I will watch multiple times.


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