Its a bleak, sad urban drama. Travolta is cocky & frail & skinny.
Where do you go when the record is over..?
John Travolta gives a sensual and intelligent performance as the troubled Tony Manero – Brooklyn paint store clerk by day and undisputed king of the dance floor by night. Every Saturday, Tony puts on his wide collared shirt, flared trousers and platform shoes and heads out to the only place where he's seen as a god rather than some young punk.
But in the darkness, away from from the strobe lights and glitter ball, is a tragic story of disillusionment, violence and heartbreak. Without a doubt, Travolta's performance made him a Hollywood legend, but Saturday Night Fever is more than just a movie that defined the music and fashion of a generation. It's a powerful and provocative urban tragedy that carries as much significance today as it did in 1977.
- " Saturday Night Fever makes good moviemaking seem easy. " – Gene Siskel (Chicago Tribune)
- " Not many movies are genuine cultural phenomena, and John Badham's Saturday Night Fever is without doubt one of the most memorable. " – James Kendrick (Q Network Film Desk)
- " Saturday Night Fever is wonderfully honest and completely accurate when it comes to depicting that stagnant environment that keeps young people like Tony pinned down. " – Kathleen Carroll (New York Daily News)
- Region 4
- Special Edition
- 1.78 : 1
- Dolby Digital Surround 5.1
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