From the rain of Japan, through threats of arrest for 'public indecency' in Canada, and a birthday tribute to her father in Detroit, this documentary follows Madonna on her 1990 'Blond Ambition' concert tour. Filmed in black and white, with the concert pieces in glittering MTV color, it is an intimate look at the work of the music performer, from a prayer circle with the dancers before each performance to bed games with the dance troupe afterwards.
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Like you've never seen her before.
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24 May 1991 (USA)
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Gross USA: $15,012,935
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $29,012,935
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Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?
Supposedly the live footage is filmed in the United States (she even greets the audience by saying 'Alright America do you believe in love' but they zoom out so far that you can't see her lips moving). In the United States Madonna was wearing the ponytail. In all the live footage she has curled hair. This means the show was actually filmed in Europe (according to the credits, it was in Paris). There are several references to the live footage being filmed in America, especially Like a Virgin in Toronto and Keep it Together (the technical problems) in Los Angeles, even though that footage was also filmed in Paris. See more
[voiceover, as Madonna visits her mother's grave
What I remember most about her was that she was - she was very kind and very gentle and very feminine. I don't know, I guess she seemed like an angel to me, but I suppose everybody thinks their mother's an angel when they're five. I also know she was really religious, so I never really understood why she was taken away from us. It seemed so unfair. I never thought that she had done something wrong, so oftentimes I wondered what I had done wrong.
All through the end credits Madonna and her dancers' voices are heard getting ready for bed and after the credits are done Madonna is shown saying, "I'm just gonna push this button and the camera's gonna go off now. Ok?" See more
Video version, retitled "Madonna Truth or Dare", includes footage not in the original theatrical release. See more
References The Partridge Family
Live to Tell
Written by Madonna
, Patrick Leonard
Bleu Disque Music Co., Inc., Webo Girl Publishing, Inc., Johnny Yuma Music, WB Music Corp.
Performed by Madonna See more