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The Forbidden Dance Details

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When the Brazilian rainforest home of young Princess Nisa ([[Performer~P213302~Laura Herring~craigherring]]) is threatened by greedy American businesses, she travels to Los Angeles with Joa the shaman ([[Performer~P29604~Sid Haig~sidhaig]]). There Joa is thrown in jail, and Nisa must find a way to stop the rainforest destruction herself. When a young man who loves to dance crosses her path, and together they enter a televised lambada contest, Nisa might have found the answer to her prayers. ~ Iotis Erlewine, Rovi

  • Release date:March 16, 1990

Cast

Laura Elena Harring
as Nisa
Sid Haig
as Joa
Richard Lynch
as Benjamin Maxwell
Angela Moya
as Carmen
Miranda Garrison
as Mickey
Pilar del Rey
as The Queen
Remy O'Neill
as Robin
Robert Apisa
as Security Guard No. 2
Barbra Brighton
Ruben Moreno
as The King
Sabrina Mance
as Cami
Shannon Farnon
as Katherine Anderson
Kenny Johnson
as Dave
Linden Chiles
as Bradley Anderson
Charles Meshack
as Eddie
Gene Mitchell
as Cutter
Kid Creole & The Coconuts
Connie Woods
as Trish
Greg Niebel

Crew

Greydon Clark
Director
Ami Artzi
Producer
Menahem Golan
Producer
John Platt
Screenwriter
Joseph Goldman
Screenwriter
Roy Langsdon
Screenwriter
Barry Ruff
Songwriter
Misha Segal
Songwriter
August Darnell
Songwriter
Renee Ruff
Songwriter
Jackie Krost
Musical Direction/Supervision
Joe Lamont
Musical Direction/Supervision
Don Vincent
Songwriter
Vladimir Horunzhy
Composer (Music Score)
Earl Watson
Editor
Don Day
Production Designer
Frank Bertolino
Art Director
Richard L. Albert
Co-producer
Marc S. Fischer
Co-producer
Susan Bertram
Costume Designer
Miranda Garrison
Choreography
Felix Chavez
Choreography
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