Macho Dancer (1988) - Rotten Tomatoes

Macho Dancer (1988)





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Paul is a rural Filipino who travels to Manila after his gay American GI lover leaves the Philippines. He takes a job as a dancer but quickly becomes a male prostitute in order to survive. The seamy, squalid barrio is overseen by the violent, corrupt cop known as "The Kid." Paul and his roommate Noel short change The Kid on some drug money in hopes of rescuing Paul's sister from the brothel. Bambi is a pretty prostitute who helps the duo and provides Paul with his first heterosexual experience. She saves Paul from a savage beating by The Kid. The feature contains nudity and several homosexual encounters. ~ Dan Pavlides, Rovi
Art House & International , Drama
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Jaclyn Jose
as Bambi
Joel Lamangan
as "Mother"
Lucita Soriano
as The Mother
Charlie Catalla
as "Mama Charlie"
Anthony Taylor
as The Manager
Mel Davidson
as American 1
Paul Holmes
as American 2
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Introduced me to the Filipino dirty dancing world and the story was good with sad overtones. But the dancing is pretty cool if you are interested.

Danny Otano
Danny Otano

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