Dance Me to My Song
|Dance Me to My Song|
|Directed by||Rolf de Heer|
|Produced by||Rolf de Heer|
|Written by||Rolf de Heer
|Edited by||Tania Nehme|
Dance Me to My Song is a 1998 Australian drama film directed by Rolf de Heer. It was entered into the 1998 Cannes Film Festival. The film grossed $175,138 at the box office in Australia. Heather Rose described her intention to make the screenplay "not just another soppy disability film". Roger Ebert described the film as one where "the human will and spirit overwhelm you". David Stratton describes the film as "a warm, positive, affirmation of life". An article in Australian Feminist Studies discusses the film in the genre of women's films.
- John Brumpton as Eddie
- Danny Cowles as Joe
- Catherine Fitzgerald as Dogface
- Susie Fraser as Social Worker
- Carmel Johnson as Temporary Carer
- Joey Kennedy as Madelaine
- Phil MacPherson as Trev
- Rena Owen as Rix
- Heather Rose as Julia
- "Festival de Cannes: Dance Me to My Song". festival-cannes.com. Retrieved 29 September 2009.
- Film Victoria - Australian Films at the Australian Box Office
- Dance Me to My Song rewatched: a profoundly moving drama about living with cerebral palsy | Film | The Guardian
- Dance Me to My Song - mini reviews by Roger Ebert
- De Heer displays customary compassion | SBS Movies
- Simpson, Catherine; Matthews, Nicole (June 2012). "DANCING US TO HER SONG: Enabling Embodiment and Voicing Disability in Heather Rose's Dance Me to My Song". Australian Feminist Studies 27 (72): 139–155. doi:10.1080/08164649.2012.677117.
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