Screening of “Staying Alive” directed by Sylvester Stallone as part of the Malinobranie series at the Octopus Film Festival 2019.
This sequel to Saturday Night Fever is set six years after Tony Manero (John Travolta) blew the competition away during a local disco contest. Now he is an aspiring Broadway dancer who finally gets a part in a show. Once there, he discovers that the glamour is but a facade for hours of hard work, and that it has a detrimental effect upon his social life. Sylvester Stallone penned the script and directed while his brother Frank Stallone wrote the soundtrack.
Staying Alive is a 1983 American dance film with John Travolta playing the dancer Tony Manero. It’s a continuation of Saturday Night Fever (1977) directed by Sylvester Stallone and considered one of the worst sequels of all time – it’s the first film to get the lowest score of 0% on Rotten Tomatoes.