Irene Cara
Director: Alan Parker Cast: Irene Cara
Irene Cara
, Paul McCrane
Paul McCrane
, Barry Miller
Barry Miller
Alan Parker

Blu-ray (Special Edition / Wide Screen / Bonus CD)

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Fame is set at New York's High School of Performing Arts, where talented teens train for show-business careers. The film concentrates on five of the most gifted students: singer Irene Cara, actors Paul McCrane and Barry Miller, dancer Gene Anthony Ray, and musician Lee Currieri. More so than the subsequent TV series Fame, the film emphasizes the importance of keeping up one's academic achievements in this specialized school. The faculty includes no-nonsense English teacher Ann Meara, erudite musical instructor Albert Hague, and martinet dance teacher Debbie Allen. Of the film's cast, Ray, Currieri, Allen and Hague were carried over to the TV version of Fame, which premiered in 1981. The score for the film version of Fame was honored with an Academy Award.

Product Details

Release Date: 01/26/2010
UPC: 0883929077465
Original Release: 1980
Rating: NR
Source: Warner Home Video
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Sound: [Dolby AC-3 Surround Sound]
Time: 2:13:00
Sales rank: 4,726

Special Features

Class reunion commentary with branching video highlights and featuring director Alan Parker and co-stars Lee Curreri, Laura Dean, Gene Anthony and Maureen Teefy; Vintage featurette on loation with Fame; Fame field trip visits the school that inspired the movie; Theatrical trailer

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Irene Cara Coco Hernandez
Paul McCrane Montgomery MacNeil
Barry Miller Raul/Ralph Garcia
Gene Anthony Ray Leroy Johnson
Lee Curreri Bruno Martelli
Anne Meara Mrs. Sherwood
Debbie Allen Lydia
Eddie Barth Angelo
Albert Hague Shorofsky
Boyd Gaines Michael
Joanna Merlin Miss Berg
Laura Dean Liza Monroe
Jim Moody Mr. Farrell
Antonia Franceschi Hilary
Steve Inwood Francois Lafete
Teresa Hughes Mrs. Finsecker
Nancy Gianzero Nancie
Billy Hufsey Actor
F.X. Vitolo Actor
Steve Hollander Actor
Maureen Teefy Doris Finsecker
Richard Belzer Conferencier
Frank Bongiorno Truck driver
Nancy Lee Asian Student
James Manis Bruno's Uncle
Isaac Mizrahi Touchstone
Alba Oms Ralph's Mother
Ray Ramirez Pater Morales
Laura Delano Dancer
Michael de Lorenzo Dancer
Aaron Dugger Dancer
Meg Tilly Dancer
Louis Venosta Dancer
Anthony Evans Musician

Technical Credits
Alan Parker Director,Screenwriter
Dominic Bugatti Score Composer,Songwriter
Robert F. Colesberry Songwriter,Asst. Director
David de Silva Producer
Louis Falco Choreography
Christopher Gore Screenwriter
Lesley Gore Songwriter
Michael Gore Score Composer
Gerry Hambling Editor
Geoffrey Kirkland Production Designer
Alan Marshall Producer
Paul McCrane Score Composer,Songwriter
Ellen Mirojnick Costumes/Costume Designer
Frank Musker Score Composer,Songwriter
Dean Pitchford Songwriter
Michael Seresin Cinematographer
Ed Wittstein Art Director
Kristi Zea Costumes/Costume Designer

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