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Rated
PG-13
Runtime 118 min
Ratings
44% critics Rotten Tomatoes
77% audience Rotten Tomatoes
Age 14+ Common Sense Media
Genre Drama, Music
Release 04/07/06
Actors Antonio Banderas, Rob Brown, Yaya DaCosta, Alfre Woodard
Directors Liz Friedlander
In New York, the polite dance instructor Pierre Dulaine sees a black teenager vandalizing the car of the director of a public school and on the next day he volunteers to teach dance to students to give respect, dignity, self-confidence, trust and teamwork. The reluctant director Augustine James offers the troublemakers that are in detention expecting Pierre to give-up of his intentions. Pierre struggles against the prejudice and ignorance of the students, parents and other teachers, but wins his battle when the group accepts to compete in a ballroom dance contest.
Genre Drama, Music
Release 04/07/06
Actors Antonio Banderas, Rob Brown, Yaya DaCosta, Alfre Woodard
Directors Liz Friedlander
In New York, the polite dance instructor Pierre Dulaine sees a black teenager vandalizing the car of the director of a public school and on the next day he volunteers to teach dance to students to give respect, dignity, self-confidence, trust and teamwork. The reluctant director Augustine James offers the troublemakers that are in detention expecting Pierre to give-up of his intentions. Pierre struggles against the prejudice and ignorance of the students, parents and other teachers, but wins his battle when the group accepts to compete in a ballroom dance contest.