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Slow Dancing in the Big City (1978)

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

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

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Lou Friedlander
Anne Ditchburn ...
Sarah Gantz
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David Fillmore
Anita Dangler ...
Franny
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Christopher
Linda Selman ...
Barbara Bass
Héctor Mercado ...
Roger Lucas (as Héctor Jaime Mercado)
Dick Carballo ...
George Washington Monero
Jack Ramage ...
Doctor Foster
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Marty Olivera (as G. Adam Gifford)
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Punk (as Brenda Joy Kaplan)
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T.C. Olivera
Michael Gorrin ...
Lester Edelman
Tara Mitton ...
Diana
Matt Russo ...
Jeck Guffy
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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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The character of reporter Lou Friedlander was inspired by writer and real life reporter Jimmy Breslin. See more »

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The name "David Falt" is incorrect, it is in fact "David Fatt" That's with two t's not LT. He can also be found in the credits of squirm. See more »

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I Feel the Earth Move
Words and Music by Carole King
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All I can say is, I liked it and would recommend it to my friends.
27 April 2005 | by (Venice, FL) – See all my reviews

I read with interest the only posted comments on this movie. The author of that comment set herself up as judge, jury, and executioner. She even suggested the movie be watched by film students so as to learn how not to make a movie. Don't you just love it? This is her OPINION. What about my opinion? I thoroughly enjoyed the movie. Paul Sorvino does his usual excellent job of character acting and for Anne Ditchburn's first time out, she did a credible job. Who cares about what exactly her affliction is? The point is she continues on and fulfills her dream. Hey it's only a movie! Oh! maybe because there was not one 'F' word in the movie it didn't measure up to her standards of 'real life drama'. My suggestion, see the movie yourself, make up your own mind.


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