FILM TITLE: DESERT DANCER
GENRE:
CONSUMER ADVICE: 13 D V
DISTRIBUTOR: NU METRO CINEMAS (PTY) LTD
DIRECTOR: RICHARD RAYMOND
MAIN CAST: FREIDA PINTO
NAZANIN BONIADI
LANGUAGE: MILD MODERATE IMPACT INFREQUENT
NUDITY: NONE
PREJUDICE: NONE
SEX: NONE
VIOLENCE: MODERATE IMPACT ,FAILRY FREQUENT , BRIEF ,PROLONGED , REALISTIC,VERBAL AND PSYCHOLOGICAL WITH BLOODLETTING
BLASPHEMY: NONE
DRUG ABUSE: NONE
COMMENTS: DESERT DANGER IS A BIOGRAPHY /DRAMA THAT IS BASED ON A TRUE STORY AND FOLLOWS THE STORY OF AFSHIN AND HIS FRIENDS WHO RISK THEIR LIVES TO REBEL AGAINST THEIR GOVERNMENT AND DESPITE THE DANGERS FROM AN UNDERGROUND DANCE COMPANY AND FIGHT FOR THEIR DREAMS. THE FILM EXPLORES COMPLEX AND MATURE THEMES OF A COUNTRY IN REPRESSION ,REBELLION,FRIENDSHIP,ROMANCE,DETERMINATION ,OPPRESSION,TOGETHERNESS,BETRAYAL,PASSION AND AMBITION IN LIFE ,SECRETS ,LIES ,BRAVERY ,FACING CHALLENGES ,DRUG ADDICTION ,ART OF DANCING AS EXPRESSION ,FIGHT FOR FREEDOM ,POLICE BRUTAALITY AND POLITICAL PROTESTS. REALISTIC THEMES IN REALISIC SETTINGS ARE TREATED SENSITIVELY ,HOWEVER THE SUPPRESSION WHICH IS EXPRESSED THROUGH DANCE OR THE WITHDRAWAL SYMPTONS OF THE DRUG ADDICTION INTENSIFIES AND DARKENS THE TONE OF THE FILM AND IT MAY BE TREATED IN A WAY THAT COULD BE DISTURBING AND UPSETTING TO THE SENSE OF SECURITY AND WELL BEING OF CHILDREN UNDER 13 YEARS ,PREMATURELY EXPOSING THEM TO ADULT EXPERIENCES.