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Slow Dancing in the Big City (1978)

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An aging out of shape reporter falls for a pretty but seriously ill ballerina.

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Lester Edelman
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An aging out of shape reporter falls for a pretty but seriously ill ballerina.

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Slow dancing is falling in love. You'll laugh. Youll cry. You'll never forget the beautiful ending. [Australia theatrical] See more »

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Drama | Musical | Romance

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February 1979 (Austria)  »

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Ballando lo slow nella grande città  »

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Dustin Hoffman was interested in playing the role of Lou Friedlander but could only work on the film by way of his First Artists company. See more »

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Blue Evening
Written by Gordon Jenkins and Joe Bishop
Performed by Michael Dees
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SLOW DANCING--where is it?
16 March 2004 | by (BIRMINGHAM UK) – See all my reviews

I saw this film years ago and it was John G. Avilsden's first film after ROCKY. I for one was blown away at the time and there is some great dancing in it and a good love story. Also, the soundtrack is awesome (I have the original on vinyl 33) and should be re-released on cd. Would also like to see the film released on dvd--alomg with Avilsden's other neglected work: THE FORMULA Brando/Scott. This was Paul Sorvino's finest hour on screen and I remember coming out of the cinema extremely moved--true, you may love this film or hate it-depends what kind of a soul you have. Slow Dancing never even turns up on Tv --What happened to this movie and are there any other fans of it out there?


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