Catherine Mary Stuart auditioned for the role of Alex in "Flashdance". She was deemed (as many others were) "too pricey" for her multiple talents. It was cheaper to hire Jennifer Beals and 3 uncredited dancers. Catherine has stated that she could have done ALL of the dancing/acrobatics in "Flashdance" without the use of doubles.
This movie is a huge cult classic!!! It was released on DVD on August 24th 2004.
appears as a dancer in the background in one scene, and folk singer Yma Sumac appears in another scene.
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The dances were choreographed by none other than Mr. Nigel Lythgoe. Nigel is most famous as the producer and head judge on Fox TV's "So You Think You Can Dance." He was also the executive producer of "American Idol."
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Co-scripters Coby and Iris Recht appear as Jean-Louis and Dominique correspondingly.
There was only one showing of the movie in Berlin which was at the "outpost movie theater". That movie theater used to be run by/for the army and now houses the allied museum in Berlin.