Director John Badhams hit film propelled John Travolta to stardom made white polyester suits an instant fashion craze and garnered praise for its portrayal of blue-collar life. Nineteen-year-old Brooklyn native Tony Manero (Travolta) lives for Saturday nights at the local disco where hes king of the club thanks to his stylish moves on the dance floor. But outside of the club things dont look so rosy. At home Tony fights constantly with his father and has to compete with his familys starry-eyed view of his older brother a priest. Nor can he find satisfaction at his dead-end job at a paint store. However things begin to change when he spies Stephanie (Karen Lynn Gorney) in the disco and starts training with her for the clubs dance competition. Stephanie dreams of the world beyond Brooklyn and her plans to move to the big city just over the bridge soon change Tonys life forever. This portrait of young Brooklyn natives struggling to escape their sheltered lives for freedom and adventure in the big city of Manhattan defined a generation of disco dancers and 1970s youths rebelling against the more traditional expectations of their parents. Set to the popular dance music of the Bee Gees this instant cinematic sensation revealed the fashions and aspirations of an underground culture to the world.
Release Date: 17 September 2007
Certificate: 18 - Suitable for 18 years and over. Not for sale to persons under age 18, by placing an order for this product you are declaring that you are 18 years or over.
Sound: Dolby Digital
Production Year: 1977
Main Language: English