Strictly ballroom is about scott hastings desire to break free of ballroom style dance rules and perform his own freestyle dance steps this creates a strong ambition in scott, putting himself above others and sometimes being nasty to fran with the vision to get what he wants scott's ambition drives his. Fran: yeah, well an open amateur has no right to dance non-federation steps, but you did, didn't you scott: but that's different fran: how is it different you' re just like the rest of them you think you're different, but you're not, because you' re just, you're just really scared you're really scared to give someone new a go,. Despite extensive auditions in sydney and melbourne, the creative team behind strictly ballroom have still not found the right actress to play the coveted. Respond to the screening with a one-page essay essays (either all or select) must with established winner tina sparkle or taking a chance on fran, though it is sure to cost him the win meanwhile, a cast of strictly ballroom, dance was used to differentiate types of people—their histories and lifestyles—from one another. Explore megan pracy's board strictly ballroom party on pinterest | see more ideas about dance rooms, bunnies and clothing. In baz luhrman's film strictly ballroom, the families of scott and fran provide vastly different experiences of belonging and not belonging it is within fran's family we see her demonstrate a strong connection of belonging to family throughout the film we clearly see scott reject the dominant values of belonging in the world.
Barry only cares about money, the corrupt dance academy and keeping its monotonous dance moves 'strictly ballroom' high angle shots are used to show that fran and scott are inferior and defenceless in the face of the dance authority their sense of not belonging alienates them from the flamboyant. You need to watch this film if you are: -in my year 9 class and -wanting to learn about how baz luhrmann uses slow and fast-motion editing in his films. Strictly ballroom is a 1992 australian romantic comedy film directed and co- written by baz luhrmann the film, luhrmann's début, is the first in his the red curtain trilogy of theatre-motif-related films it was followed by romeo + juliet and moulin rouge strictly ballroom is based on a critically acclaimed stage play. Strictly ballroom essaynotes for strictly ballroom themes individuality and freedom vs conformity and authority courage over fear passion over restraint multiculturalism and the ultimate quote to live a life in fear is a life half lived ( said by fran to scott) link scotts deepened belonging to.
Scotts influenced by australian culture and the tradition of federation ballroom dancing ballroom dancing is all about glamour and winning, they dont believe in dancing meaningful for enjoyment to them it is just a competition to be won fran has a spanish cultural background and the spanish believe dance. Free essay: the contrast between the glamour of ballroom and the everyday lives of the characters are portrayed in both the hasting's and fran's.
Luhrmann has used costuming throughout strictly ballroom to convey his themes of belonging and stepping outside of the uniformity scott is seen in plain black and white, symbolic of him being a part of, yet different from those in the artificial ballroom world fran is seen to gain power as the film progresses. Classic romantic moment from strictly ballroom after thinking scott has found a better partner, scott and fran romantically dance backstage.