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Der jährige Tony Manero arbeitet in Brooklyn im Farbengeschäft von Mr. Fusco. Er lebt in den Tag hinein und wartet nur auf die Samstagabende, wenn er in seine Disco `Odyssey' geht, um dort zu tanzen und sich mit seinen Freunden zu treffen. Saturday Night Fever ist ein US-amerikanischer Tanzfilm aus dem Jahr , der vom Leben junger Menschen in der New Yorker Diskothekenszene und der. Saturday Night Fever: The Original Movie Sound Track. aus Wikipedia, der freien Enzyklopädie. Zur Navigation springen Zur Suche springen. Saturday Night. Ein Film mit viel Liebe, Action und Musik - ein Leckerbissen für alle Freunde des Discosound. VideoMarkt. Der Brooklyner Verkäufer Tony lebt ausschließlich für. Am Dezember kam "Saturday Night Fever" in die amerikanischen Kinos. Zum Jahrestag des Kultfilms, der John Travolta zur Ikone.
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Published: 10 Apr The Strictly judge took a loving look behind the scenes of the film that made John Travolta an A-list star and made disco a global phenomenon.
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Published: 7 Jan Robert Stigwood obituary. Published: 5 Jan Donna Pescow was almost considered "too pretty" for the role of Annette.
She corrected this matter by putting on 40 pounds and relearning her native Brooklyn accent, which she had overcome while studying drama at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts.
After production ended, she quickly lost the weight she had gained for the role. John Travolta 's mother Helen and sister Ann both appeared in minor roles in the beginning of the film.
Travolta's sister is the pizzeria waitress who serves him the pizza slices and delivers the first dialogue , and his mother plays the woman to whom he sells the can of paint after being late.
John G. Avildsen was signed to direct but was fired three weeks prior to principal photography over a script dispute with producer Robert Stigwood.
Despite this, Travolta's character has a Rocky poster in his room, a film directed by Avildsen. According to the DVD commentary for Saturday Night Fever , the producers intended to use the song "Lowdown" by Boz Scaggs in the rehearsal scene between Tony and Annette in the dance studio, and choreographed their dance moves to the song.
However, representatives for Scaggs' label Columbia Records refused to grant legal clearance for it, as they wanted to pursue another disco movie project, which never materialized.
Composer David Shire , who scored the film, had to in turn write a song to match the dance steps demonstrated in the scene and eliminate the need for future legal hassles.
However, this track does not appear on the movie's soundtrack. The song "K-Jee" was used during the dance contest with the Puerto Rican couple that competed against Tony and Stephanie.
Some VHS cassettes used a more traditional Latin-style song instead. The DVD restores the original recording. Two theatrical versions of the film were released: the original R-rated version and an edited PG-rated version in The R-rated version released in represented the movie's first run , and totaled minutes.
After the success of the first run, in , the film's content was re-edited into a toned down, PG-rated version and re-released during a second run, not only to attract a wider audience, but also to capitalize on attracting the target audience of the teenagers who were not old enough to see the film by themselves, but who made the film's soundtrack album a monster hit.
The R-rated version's profanity, nudity, fight sequence, and a multiple rape scene in a car, were all de-emphasized or removed from the PG version.
The PG-rated version was minutes. Numerous profanity-filled scenes were replaced with alternate takes of the same scenes, substituting milder language initially intended for the network television cut.
The PG-rated version of the film was also paired by Paramount in a double feature along with its other John Travolta blockbuster, Grease.
When the film premiered on network television, on ABC in , a new milder version was created to conform with network broadcast standards.
To maintain runtime, a few deleted scenes were restored including Tony dancing with Doreen to " Disco Duck ", Tony running his finger along the cables of the Verrazzano—Narrows Bridge , and Tony's father getting his job back.
The last two deleted scenes were included in the director's cut. This was before switching to a hour-a-day operation, while still under their old broadcast standards concerning R-rated films.
The premiere of the R-rated edition occurred at midnight on January 1, Fathom Events hosted special screenings of this version in Both theatrical versions were released on VHS.
But this TV edit included some of the innuendos from the original film that were edited or removed from the PG version.
It is among the longest cuts of the film. This release retains the R-rated version of the film along with many special features new to home media.
The 4K director's cut minutes was released on Blu-Ray on May 2, This disc includes both the director's cut and the original theatrical version, as well as the bulk of the bonus features from the prior release.
Saturday Night Fever received positive reviews and is regarded by many critics as one of the best films of The site's critical consensus reads, "Boasting a smart, poignant story, a classic soundtrack, and a starmaking performance from John Travolta, Saturday Night Fever ranks among the finest dramas of the s.
Film critic Gene Siskel , who would later list this as his favorite movie, praised the film: "One minute into Saturday Night Fever you know this picture is onto something, that it knows what it's talking about.
He struts like crazy. Film critic Pauline Kael wrote a gushing review of the film in The New Yorker : "The way Saturday Night Fever has been directed and shot, we feel the languorous pull of the discotheque, and the gaudiness is transformed.
These are among the most hypnotically beautiful pop dance scenes ever filmed Travolta gets so far inside the role he seems incapable of a false note; even the Brooklyn accent sounds unerring At its best, though, Saturday Night Fever gets at something deeply romantic: the need to move, to dance, and the need to be who you'd like to be.
Nirvana is the dance; when the music stops, you return to being ordinary. American Film Institute Lists.
On April 17, , Fox aired series Glee ' s episode 16, " Saturday Night Glee-ver ", which pays tribute to the film and features various songs from its soundtrack especially the songs performed by the Bee Gees , covered by the series' cast.
The Red Hot Chili Peppers music video for their song " Go Robot " is heavily inspired by the film and recreates the opening scene and classic characters from the film who are portrayed by each band member.
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