Flashdance is a 1983 American romantic drama dance film directed by Adrian Lyne, starring Jennifer Beals as a passionate young dancer who aspires to become a professional ballerina, opposite Michael Nouri, who plays her boyfriend and steel mill owner. where she works.
This was the first collaboration between producers Don Simpson and Jerry Bruckheimer, and presenting some of the scenes in the style of music videos influenced other films of the 1980s, including Footloose, Purple Rain, and Top Gun, Simpson and Bruckheimer’s most famous production.
It was also one of Lyne’s first major films based on television commercials. Alex’s complex dance scenes were filmed using body doubles (Beals’ main body double was uncredited French actress Marin Jahan, while the breakdance move was dubbed by dancer Crazy Legs).