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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 movie was filmed entirely on location in New York City. 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 »

Soundtracks

Blue Evening
Written by Gordon Jenkins and Joe Bishop
Performed by Michael Dees
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Slow Dancing in the Big City,a very good movie
29 May 1999 | by (NEW WINDSOR, NEW YORK) – See all my reviews

It has been a long time since i have seen this movie. I thought the story line was very good and the dancing was also. It was a sad love story, story of illness and dancers strength and courage to follow their dreams. Paul Sorvino is a great actor and is good in everything i have seen him in, he has come a long way in his career since then.Hector Jaime Mercado who played Roger Lucas the dancer and I grew up together and I remember the dreams of a dancer first hand.To me this was a very good movie and cast. I would love to see it on T.V. again after all these years, I think people will enjoy to see it again also. Thank You for letting me put in my input on "Slow Dancing in the Big City"


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