It's a modern day tragedy. Cast: , , , , , , , Director: Genres: Music , Production Co: Paramount Pictures Keywords: , , , , , , , , ,. The wrong reasons include the dance floor numbers--I love them, andI probably shouldn't. Saturday Night Fever still carries the vibe, rhythm and atmosphere it did back in '77. It is undoubtedly the quintessential dance flick and remains one of the most entertaining films of all-time. Just think,Sly directed the sequel and did a cameo, yet he was, in a way, in the firstfilm, too. I think we already knowwhat they are.
Bee Gees — You Should Be Dancing — 04:16 14. Synopsis Nineteen-year-old Brooklyn native Tony Manero lives for Saturday nights at the local disco, where he's king of the club, thanks to his stylish moves on the dance floor. Quickly becoming attracted and influenced by the women he starts questioning the way he lives his life. It wouldn't be until years later that I understood what a great storythis is. He still lives at home and works as a paint store clerk in his Brooklyn, N. I think Saturday Night Fever does an excellent job ofcapturing what was probably a common attitude among young adults duringthe late 70's.
The movie took place in 1977. The film goes into depth at studyingcharacters too, it shows how desperate everyone is to fit in and beable to make an impressive image. The shooting techniques inthe disco are magnificent for filming the dance scenes and fitperfectly alongside the other technical elements. Part of this movie is learning to grow up, and treat women as something morethan Tony is used to treating them. . David Shire — Salsation — 03:52 16. Travolta is in his prime spotlight as Manero, a Brooklyn kid aiming to makeit big on the dance floor.
It wouldn't be until years later that I understood what a great story this is. Quickly becoming attracted andinfluenced by the women he starts questioning the way he lives hislife. The movie took place in 1977. Nineteen-year-old Brooklyn native Tony Manero lives for Saturday nights at the local disco, where he's king of the club, thanks to his stylish moves on the dance floor. It is a truly remarkable triumph and a film that deserves more appreciation than it gets. The soundtrack is also one of the best outthere. Nor can he find satisfaction at his dead-end job at a small paint store.
On the surfaceStephanie appears to be much better off than Tony. He'snice to his little sister when he walks through the door after work, butafter working for quite some time on his now-out-of-date hairstyle, he barksat his father when he is slapped during dinner in one of the rare scenesthat made me laugh. Yet, behind allthe music and entertaining aura you are actually viewing a dramastudying the American class system and young rebellion. He is the king at the local club, but outside the club is a different story. Stephanie dreams of the world beyond Brooklyn, and her plans to move to Manhattan just over the bridge soon change Tony's life forever. The music accompanies the dance sequences with an amazing amount of memorably robust imagery.
However, things begin to change when he spies Stephanie Mangano in the disco and starts training with her for the club's dance competition. There are a fair amount of American social-comments scattered throughout the film and retaining a surprising amount of intelligent value. Saturday Night Fever tells a story a bout a teenager Tony who wants to be the king of the disco floor but things keep standing in his way: his job that he hates, his unsupported family, stress, etc. At home, Tony fights constantly with his father and has to compete with his family's starry-eyed view of his older brother, a priest. At home, Tony fights constantly with his father and has to compete with his family's starry-eyed view of his older brother, a priest. But outside of the club, things don't look so rosy. All the characters want to be something, while a lot of them will never add up to anything due to their working-class backgrounds.
At that point, it was about the music, the dance scenes and the clothes. Bars are full of guys like Tony. It remains one of the most influential films for both the film-world and pop-culture. Tony also cannot find satisfaction at his dead end job at the paint store. In a way, this is the first time Tony realizes that women aren'tas dumb as he thought they were. Tony becomes infatuated with a woman named Stephanie. John Travolta dedicates himself to his dancing and character, fittingthe role with a graceful ease.
Nor can he find satisfaction at his dead-end job at a small paint store. At home, Tony fights constantly with his father and has to compete with his family's starry-eyed view of his older brother, a priest. He soon meets an arrogant fellow dancer named Stephanie Mangano Karen Lynn Gorney. Tony wants to be the king of disco and Stephanie teaches him how to dance, and he helps her with her dreams to leave Brooklyn. I worka long time on my hair, and you hit it! As for the right reasons. It's a modern day tragedy.
There was no longer a war toprotest, but the average American didn't have much faith in ourcountry. What makes Saturday Night Fever work so much for me is Tony is very typical of a lot of males who would rather have a good time and party now than build something toward the future. Tony Manero Travolta is a paint-store clerk who becomes the king of the discotheque when he puts on his polyester and gets down, with a little help from a social-climbing Manhattan secretary Karen Lynn Gorney. Infamously holding some of the greatestdance sequences ever committed film; you can feel the energy, emotions,time and determination that were spent perfecting the dance scenes tothe finest detail. Guys who are super stars in their local drinking establishments,but have no life outside of the night life. It's a coming of age movie.