Dancehall Queen (1997)

Dancehall Queen
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating None
Runtime 1hr 38mins.
Genres Drama, Comedy, Music
Keywords dance
Status Released
US Release Date
  
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Audrey Reid Actor Marcia 1 1000001
Paul Campbell Actor Local Sugar Daddy 1 1000002
Carl Davis Actor Local Thug 1 1000003
Cherine Anderson Actor Marcia's Daughter 1 1000004
Pauline Stone-Myrie Actor Mrs Gordon 1 1000005
Mark Danvers Actor n/a 1 1000006
Don Letts Director n/a 2 2000001
Rick Elgood Director n/a 2 2000002
Carolyn Pfeiffer Producer n/a 3 3000001
Carl Bradshaw Producer n/a 3 3000002
Chris Blackwell Executive Producer n/a 174 3000003
Dan Genetti Executive Producer n/a 174 3000004
Suzanne Fenn Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Don Letts Screenplay n/a 120778 4000002
Ed Wallace Screenplay n/a 120778 4000003
Louis Mulvey Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000001
Suzanne Fenn Editor n/a 172 7000001
Wally Bodarou Music n/a 120781 8000001
Maxine Stowe Music Supervisor n/a 120872 8000002
Rick Elgood Art Director n/a 183 9000001
Don Letts Other from idea 120795 26000001
Ed Wallace Other from idea 120795 26000002
Synopsis
Street vendor Marcia is scraping together a living in the ghetto section of Kingston, Jamaica. Her young daughter is being hounded by a rich sugar daddy who has been supporting the family; her brother's life is being threatened by a local thug. So, when the licentious patron threatens to abandon the family, and her brother breaks down under pressure, Marcia hits bottom. She needs to escape to a haven where she can get lost in fantasy; Marcia, don in sex-me-up clothing and outrageous glamour, finds refuge in the beats of the very dance hall outside of which she normally vends.
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