Strictly Ballroom

Strictly Ballroom (1992)

4 corrected entries

Corrected entry: When Scott and Fran are dancing on the roof of the studio, and Scott swings himself around on the clothesline, you can see the floor almost collapse when he lands. It looks like they covered the roof with panels of wood, even though it should be cement on a buildings roof.

Correction: It was a real roof, and the floor was also real; the only piece of set was the Coca Cola billboard.


Corrected entry: Throughout the movie, Scott and Fran dance the rumba together. The type of rumba they dance is the box rumba, which is counted either slow, quick, quick or 1, hold 2,3,4 and is danced in a box shape. This is type of rumba is only danced competitively in the United States, and the movie is set in Australia. Therefore, Scott and Fran should be dancing international style rumba, which has an entirely different timing (2,3,hold 4,1) and basic movement (a series of rocks forward and back on the feet).


Correction: Isn't the whole point of the film that Scott and Fran don't dance the way they're supposed to?


Corrected entry: When Scott's mum is crossing off the days of November on the calender you can clearly see that when she rips the month off it also says November underneath.

Correction: Actually, they're all november.

Corrected entry: In the scene where Fran's Grandmother is showing Scott the beat, she taps his chest. When she taps him from a far away shot she hits him in the middle but when the camera shows her hand on a close up she is right under his neck and very tip of his shirt line. The camera cuts to a wide view again and his shirt is higher on his chest than it was on the close up.

Correction: Fran's grandmother has one hand on Scott's chest and one on his stomach. The far away shot show the hands as they are close up.



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