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|Credit||eBay item photo front photo back|
|Desc||Photo of actress/comedian Anne Meara from her very short-lived television show Kate McShane.|
1980 film by Alan Parker
|Released||16 May 1980 (42 years, 10 months ago)|
|Awards||Academy Award for Best Original Score|
|Genre||musical film, teen film and LGBT-related film|
|Nominated for||Academy Award for Best Film Editing, Academy Award for Best Writing, Original Screenplay, Academy Award for Best Original Score and Academy Award for Best Sound Mixing|
|Production company||Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and United States Copyright Office|
|Country of origin||United States of America|
The 1980 film Fame, directed by Alan Parker, is a vibrant and energetic tribute to the pursuit of artistic excellence. Set in New York City's High School of Performing Arts, the film follows a group of talented students as they navigate the challenges of fame, love, and success.
Featuring a memorable soundtrack that includes the title song "Fame" and "Out Here on My Own," the film captures the spirit of the 1980s with its colorful costumes, dance sequences, and musical performances. The cast, which includes Irene Cara, Lee Curreri, and Paul McCrane, delivers powerful and emotional performances that showcase their impressive talents.
Fame was a critical and commercial success, earning four Academy Award nominations and spawning a television series and several stage adaptations. The film's themes of ambition, perseverance, and self-discovery continue to resonate with audiences today.
Rolling Stone magazine praised the film's "exuberant energy" and "impressive performances," calling it "a celebration of the human spirit and the power of art." The magazine also noted the film's impact on popular culture, stating that "Fame inspired a generation of young artists and performers to pursue their dreams and never give up."
Overall, Fame remains a beloved classic that continues to inspire and entertain audiences with its timeless message of artistic passion and dedication.
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