Fame (2009 film)

Fame is a 2009 American musical drama film and a loose remake of the 1980 film of the same title. It was directed by Kevin Tancharoen and written by Allison Burnett. It was released on September 25, 2009 in the US, Canada, Ireland, and the UK. The film follows NYC talents attending the New York City High School of Performing Arts known today as Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School, where students get specialized training that often leads to success as actors, singers, etc.

During the opening scenes in auditions and orientation, it is told that in 1936, New York City Mayor Fiorello H. LaGuardia founded the High School of Music amp Art in order to provide a facility where the most gifted and talented public school students of New York City could pursue their talents in art or music, while also completing a full academic program of instruction. In 1948, the School of Performing Arts P.A. was created to provide training in performance skills to students who wished to prepare for professional careers in dance, music or drama.Students learn on the first day of classes that their teachers expect them to know everything. In dance class, the teacher Ms. Kraft is worried about Kevins dancing, but is easily impressed by Alice. ........

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