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Dancehall Queen (1997)

Not Rated | | Drama | 10 October 1997 (USA)
A single street vendor disguises herself for a dance contest, and pits her enemies against each other.

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Cast

Credited cast:
Audrey Reid ... Marcia
... Priest
Carl Davis ... Larry
Mark Danvers ... Junior
Cherine Anderson ... Tanya
Pauline Stone Myrie ... Ms. Gordon
Patrice Harrison ... Olivine
Anika Grason ... Tasha
Donald Thompson ... Sonny
Henry Brown
Carl Bradshaw ... Police officer #1
Michael London ... Police officer #2
Beenie Man ... Himself
Lady Saw ... Herself
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
... Dorothy
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Storyline

A single street vendor disguises herself for a dance contest, and pits her enemies against each other.

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Drama

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Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Islandlife

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Release Date:

10 October 1997 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Cinderela da Jamaica  »

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Box Office

Budget:

JMD 35,390,673 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$40,627, 12 October 1997, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$162,723, 2 November 1997
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1.78 : 1
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Quotes

[in Jamaican accent]
[after killing Sonny]
Priest: Walk and live. Talk and bumbaclaat dead.
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Connections

Referenced in The Adam and Joe Show: Episode #2.2 (1997) See more »

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Accents Hard to Understand but Good Story and Acting
4 April 2001 | by See all my reviews

I often found the accents hard to understand. I could understand the "educated" daughter better than the street vendor mother. But the expressiveness and good acting of the star helped me out. I also enjoyed seeing a view onto a culture I wasn't familiar with. Funny how some things are universal, though. (Shady men taking advantage of poor women)

The ending was poetic justice.


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