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Strike a Pose (2016)

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What does it take to express yourself? The surprising and moving story of Madonna's most famous troupe of dancers.
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Cast overview:
Madonna ... Herself (archive footage)
Luis Camacho ... Himself
Jose Guitierez Jose Guitierez ... Himself
Kevin Alexander Stea ... Himself (as Kevin Stea)
Salim Gauwloos Salim Gauwloos ... Himself
Carlton Wilborn ... Himself
Oliver Crumes Oliver Crumes ... Himself (as Oliver Crumes III)
Gabriel Trupin Gabriel Trupin ... Himself (archive footage)
Sue Trupin Sue Trupin ... Herself, Gabriel Trupin's mother
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In 1990, seven young male dancers - 6 gay, 1 straight - joined Madonna on her most controversial tour. On stage and in the iconic film Truth or Dare they showed the world how to express yourself. Now, 25 years later, they reveal the truth about life during and after the tour. Strike a Pose is a dramatic tale about overcoming shame and finding the courage to be who you are.

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Netherlands | Belgium

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26 May 2016 (Netherlands) See more »

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Strike a Pose. Tancerze Madonny See more »

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an exhilaratingly heartwarming story
11 June 2016 | by richbwSee all my reviews

Having just watched the UK premiere at Sheffield Doc fest last night I have to say that this film is an heartwarming, intense, emotional and hugely satisfying journey going all the way back to Madonna's 1990 Blond Ambition tour to the present day documenting the seven backing dancers who worked with Madonna on her extremely popular worldwide tour. Be in no doubt this film does show bits and pieces of the 1990 tour (with Madonna's permission on music rights too) this film is not about Madonna but about her loyal and extremely talented dancers and the aftermath of the tour bringing us up to the present time dealing with their deeply personal issues that each dancer has gone through. Its an emotionally heartwarming film and one not to be missed, if you get the chance to watch it then don't hesitate- just go see it with your eyes open and you'll be rewarded.


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