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Dancehall Queen [DVD] [1997]

  • SKU: 14034305
  • Release Date: 10/19/2004
  • Rating: NR
In this Jamaican melodrama, single mother Marcia (Audrey Reid) works as a street vendor to support her two daughters. However, she also needs the financial assist of "Uncle" Larry (Carl Davis), who demands repayments in the form of sex with Marcia's teen daughter Tanya. After Marcia's vending stall is threatened by brutal tough Priest (Paul Campbell), she devises a retaliatory plan. The dressmaker Mrs. Gordon (Pauline Stone-Myrie) sews a sexy costume so Marcia can compete for the cash prize in the Dancehall Queen contest. When no one recognizes her in this outfit, she uses the disguise to pit Priest and Larry against each other. Shown at the 1997 Toronto Film Festival.
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    Overall Customer Rating:
    100% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (1 out of 1)

    Special Features


    • Digitally remastered
    • Dolby Digital stereo
    • In English (Jamaican Patois)
    • Full screen version
    • Interactive menus
    • Theatrical trailer
    • SDF (Substitutes for the deaf & hard of hearing
    • Scene index
    • Closed Captioned

    Synopsis


    Dancehall Queen
    In this Jamaican melodrama, single mother Marcia (Audrey Reid) works as a street vendor to support her two daughters. However, she also needs the financial assist of "Uncle" Larry (Carl Davis), who demands repayments in the form of sex with Marcia's teen daughter Tanya. After Marcia's vending stall is threatened by brutal tough Priest (Paul Campbell), she devises a retaliatory plan. The dressmaker Mrs. Gordon (Pauline Stone-Myrie) sews a sexy costume so Marcia can compete for the cash prize in the Dancehall Queen contest. When no one recognizes her in this outfit, she uses the disguise to pit Priest and Larry against each other. Shown at the 1997 Toronto Film Festival. ~ Bhob Stewart, Rovi

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      Audrey Reid - Marcia



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    • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

      I love this movie

      Posted
      ceelgee

      If you like reggae and like to see them dance, this movie is for you. I liked the dance scenes and the costumes. I thought the characters were well portrayed and the movie depicted life in Jamaica the way it really is for some.

      I would recommend this to a friend


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