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Franchesca Page (1998)

The story follows the adventures of Rita Page, an aspiring showgirl in Las Vegas and his daughter Franchesca completely talentless, in their relentless pursuit of Broadway fame.

Director:

Kelley Sane

Writer:

Kelley Sane
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Cast

Credited cast:
Rossy de Palma ... Veronica
Maureen Griffin ... Lady in the Lounge
Joe Pirolli Joe Pirolli ... Mr. Edwards
Jeffery Roberson ... (as Varla Jean Merman)
Rhonda Ross Kendrick
Linda E. Smith Linda E. Smith
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The story follows the adventures of Rita Page, an aspiring showgirl in Las Vegas and his daughter Franchesca completely talentless, in their relentless pursuit of Broadway fame. After a disastrous audition, to everyone's surprise, Franchesca gets the role of an actress acting in a disc magazine poorly organized called "The Lady does it all". Following events claims that are followed during the tests Franchesca and her mother, in the belief that these events are not random, set out in search of the culprit coming to discover that behind the producer of the musical, Veronica (Rossy de Palma) lies a diabolical mind. In fact Veronica intends to become a "flop" the musical, having already in his hands investors' money. The mother and daughter, with the near Melba and the best friend in tow, make sure to thwart Veronica trying to Franchesca become a star. But things do not improve and desperate they decide to join forces with the "primadonna" of the "musical", Envisiona De La Paz, who sees ...

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Genres:

Comedy

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Funny? Glamorous? Hmmmm I don't think so ...
15 June 2000 | by Paul DaySee all my reviews

Camp maybe, but I do think this film lacked something. The humour may have suited some, but in Auckland the humour seemed somewhat irrelevant. Thick false accents, bad lip-sink and a thin story line make this one of those films that you should see if you are bored. The drag aspect was charming, but really, keep it in the clubs and not on the big screen.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

April 1998 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

踊るのよ、フランチェスカ! See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$6,347
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Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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