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Essay | "Save the Last Dance"

This student essay consists of approximately 3 pages of analysis of "Save the Last Dance".
This section contains 884 words
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"Save the Last Dance"

Summary: A review of "Save the Last Dance," a film directed by Thomas Carter that touches on the worlds of racial inequality, interracical relationships, and shattered dreams. The review explores the plot, themes, camera work and performances by the actors within the film.
'Save the Last Dance,' directed by Thomas Carter, is a typical romance film that takes viewers into the world of racial inequality, interracical relationships and shattered dreams.

Sarah (Julia Stiles) is a white suburban teenager, who has a strong passion and ability for ballet dancing. Sarah's life is shattered when she discovers that her mother had been involved in a fatal car accident, whilst trying to reach her daughter's dance audition on time. Sarah fails the audition, and after her mother's funeral, gives up her love of dancing and goes to live with her estranged musician father (Terry Kinny) in a predominant black community in Chicago. Sarah manages the change in culture quite well, and befriends a black teenage mother, Chenille (Kerry Washington) and her brother, Derek (Sean Patrick Thomas), with whom she forms a romantic relationship with. Derek soon realizes that Sarah is being...

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This section contains 884 words
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