|Directed by||Pamela Gibbons|
|Produced by||Bedrich Kabriel|
|Written by||Pamela Gibbons|
|Music by||Les Gock|
|Editing by||David Huggett|
|Running time||97 minutes|
Belinda is a 1988 Australian film directed by Pamela Gibbons which stars Deanne Jeffs in the title role. The film was also known as Midnight Dancer.
16 year old Australian girl Belinda (Deanne Jeffs) wants to become a ballerina. To makes ends meet, she takes a job as an exotic dancer in a Sydney cabaret. Eventually, she is able to reach her goal, but not before experiencing humanity at best and worst of times.
- Deanne Jeffs as Belinda
- Mary Regan as Crystal
- Kaarin Fairfax as Sandra
- Nicos Lathouris as Benny
- Hazel Phillips as Doreen
- John Jarratt as Graeme
- Elizabeth Lord as Mandy
- Gerda Nicholson as Belinda's Mother
- Alan Cassell as Belinda's Father
- Tim Burns as Jamie
The movie was autobiographical for Pamela Gibbons. It was shot in Sydney August to October 1986.
|Australian Film Institute||Best Achievement in Cinematography||Nominated|
|Best Achievement in Sound||Nominated|
|Best Supporting Actress||Kaarin Fairfax||Nominated|
|Best Original Screenplay||Nominated|
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