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Before we knew better: Flashdance is what happens when men try to write a strong female character

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Flashdance
  • Alexandra Ossola
By Alexandra Ossola

Deputy membership editor

In this mini-series, we return to movies and TV we’ve loved to see how they depict gender. Does it hold up in 2019? Warning: contains spoilers.

When was this film released? 1983

How does it hold up? Poorly

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