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FAME: "Follow Your Dreams" Starts Here

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80s Movie Guide

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When director Alan Parker took on a script about the New York High School of the Performing Arts, he intended to make a film that "took a hard look at a subject that had been overly glamorized." As much as he intended to show the sacrifice and pursuit of craft, that's not what audiences took away. Film authorities Tara McNamara, Gen X, and Riley Roberts, Gen Z, look back at the film that gave the world a song that would stick in the minds of dreamers everywhere.

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