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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

Cast overview, first billed only:
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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
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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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PG | See all certifications »
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February 1979 (Austria)  »

Also Known As:

Ballando lo slow nella grande città  »

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The character of reporter Lou Friedlander was inspired by writer and real life reporter Jimmy Breslin. See more »

Goofs

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 »

Soundtracks

Blue Evening
Written by Gordon Jenkins and Joe Bishop
Performed by Michael Dees
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A sadly forgotten, mostly underrated film
8 June 2001 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This one gets better with each new look. Certainly one of Paul Sorvino's best roles. Outstanding music score which was also outstanding on sound track LP (so why no CD?). One the very early dolby stereo sound film releases. By the way, the original 35mm theatrical trailer for this is really GREAT!


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