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Dance Me to My Song is a 1998 Australian drama film directed by Rolf de Heer. It was entered into the 1998 Cannes Film Festival.[1] The film grossed $175,138 at the box office in Australia.[2] Heather Rose described her intention to make the screenplay "not just another soppy disability film".[3] Roger Ebert described the film as one where "the human will and spirit overwhelm you".[4] David Stratton describes the film as "a warm, positive, affirmation of life".[5] An article in Australian Feminist Studies discusses the film in the genre of women's films.[6]

Dance Me to My Song
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Film poster
Directed byRolf de Heer
Produced byRolf de Heer
Written byRolf de Heer
Heather Rose
Frederick Stahl
StarringJohn Brumpton
CinematographyTony Clark
Edited byTania Nehme
Release date
  • 22 October 1998 (1998-10-22)
Running time
101 minutes
CountryAustralia
LanguageEnglish

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Festival de Cannes: Dance Me to My Song". festival-cannes.com. Archived from the original on 4 February 2012. Retrieved 29 September 2009.
  2. ^ Film Victoria - Australian Films at the Australian Box Office
  3. ^ Dance Me to My Song rewatched: a profoundly moving drama about living with cerebral palsy | Film | The Guardian
  4. ^ Dance Me to My Song - mini reviews by Roger Ebert
  5. ^ De Heer displays customary compassion | SBS Movies
  6. ^ Simpson, Catherine; Matthews, Nicole (June 2012). "DANCING US TO HER SONG: Enabling Embodiment and Voicing Disability in Heather Rose's Dance Me to My Song". Australian Feminist Studies. 27 (72): 139–155. doi:10.1080/08164649.2012.677117.

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