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Adrian Lyne

"Flashdance" is a Drama/Romance/Musical film directed by Adrian Lyne, and written by Thomas Hedley Jr. (screenplay), released on April 15 of 1983 in the USA , starring Jennifer Beals, Michael Nouri, Lilia Skala, Sunny Johnson, Kyle T. Heffner and Lee Ving.

Something happens when she hears the music...it's her freedom. It's her fire. It's her life.

Who directed "Flashdance":

Flashdance was directed by Adrian Lyne, an English director.

Before Flashdance, Adrian Lyne had directed Foxes, released in 1980. Since, he directed Fatal Attraction, released in 1987, Jacob's Ladder (1990), Indecent Proposal (1993), Lolita (1997), The Town (2009).

When was "Flashdance" released:

Flashdance was first released in the United States on Friday, April 15, 1983. Also released on this day were Lone Wolf McQuade (dir. Steve Carver), Better Late Than Never (dir. Bryan Forbes), and Liquid Sky (dir. Slava Tsukerman). This was thirty-six (36) years ago.

It has been released on Wednesday, September 14, 1983 in France; Friday, September 02, 1983 in Germany; Thursday, August 11, 1983 in Australia and on Saturday, July 16, 1983 in Japan.

What is the casting of "Flashdance":

At the casting of Flashdance we find Jennifer Beals, previously seen in My Bodyguard (1980); Michael Nouri (Gangster Wars (1981), Goodbye, Columbus (1969)); Lilia Skala (The End of August (1982), Heartland (1979)) [ more... ]

  • Kyle T. Heffner and Stacey Pickren also worked together in Runaway Train, released in 1985.
  • Durga McBroom and Lucy Lee Flippin also worked together in Earth Girls Are Easy, released in 1988.

What is the Storyline of "Flashdance":

Eighteen-year-old blue-collar worker Alexandra (Alex) Owens (played by Jennifer Beals) is a dancer in a Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, tavern at night and a welder at a steel mill during the day. She lives in a converted warehouse with only her pet dog. Her aspiration is to become accepted by a prestigious dance school, the (fictional) Pittsburgh Conservatory of Dance and Repertory. During one of her performances at Mawby's, the bar where she works, she attracts the attention of Nick Hurley (Michael [...]

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