"Letzter Tanz" a.k.a. "Nackte Tanzlust" is a feature-length television docudrama shot in Manhattan, combining interviews, scripted re-creations and stock footage to probe the emotional lives of two characters who lived the 70's through Studio 54.
Did You Know?
The footage of F. Murray Abraham
reading from the play "Angels in America" was filmed during the play's Broadway run when he played Roy Cohn, who is a center figure also in this documentary. This documentary's drama segments were scripted by David Marshall Grant
who were also in that play at Broadway at the time. See more
Originally shown as a 137 minute version that combined 50/50 dramatized segments and interview segments. When interest for Studio 54 reawakened in 1997 after two newly published books and two Hollywood-film in the making (54
and The Last Days of Disco
) it was re-edited to a new version which mainly consists of the 44 interviews and to a much lesser extent the dramatized segments. See more