• Select the genre for your Film
- Musicals (Dance) Films
• List the Genre conventions:
- Hip-Hop dance sequences built up in the Narration.
- Raping and dancing
- Performing Arts
- Break Dancing
- Street - Talk
- Urban Drama
• Describe the films plot? What is the key conflict/problem? How does the film start? What happens in the middle? How does it end?
David (Omarion) and Elgin (Marques Houston) direct the best, talented unstoppable dance crew in Los Angeles, California. The Crew battle against other crews in a warehouse owned by Mr. Rad (Steve Harvey). The crew has always won every battle, however when a member of the group, Sonny (Young Rome) betrays them and decides to join another group, he steals his original crews' moves. After that he then teaches it to his new crew, resulting with David’s and Elgin’s crew first ever lost.
David and Elgin need a large amount of money so the decide to do a drug deal with the top drug "Lord" Emerald (Michael Taliferro), however David does not turn up, and leaves Elgin to do it on his own. Elgin gets robbed and seriously injured, with all the drugs missing. The crew then splits up, and they both try to make their own crew. A friend who was also part of the crew, Rico (J-Boog) tells David and Elgin about the "Big Bounce," a $50,000 dance competition sponsored by MTV which will provide the winning crew the opportunity to perform in a Lil' Kim video.
Rico goes over to Elgin's house and tells him that they should reunite the crew in honour of Lil' Saint. David arrives a few minutes later and is told the same thing, but he and Elgin disagree. Elgin's crew, going by the name "The Lil' Saints", shows up to the finals of the "Big Bounce" competition. Wade Robson and Lil' Kim host the competition. The finals begin, but when... [continues]
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