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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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PG | See all certifications »
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February 1979 (Austria)  »

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Ballando lo slow nella grande città  »

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Trivia

This was the first film that director 'John G Avildsen' directed after his Academy Award Best Picture winning Rocky (1976). Publicity for the picture described it as "Rocky (1976) on points" and "A female Rocky (1976)". 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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Man Falls in Love with Dancer
18 March 2001 | by (Louisville, Kentucky) – See all my reviews

This is a wonderful movie. I've only seen it twice, and I've been looking for it again for ever. I'd buy it if I could find it. While it's sad, it shows three things -- how much a man can love a woman, how hard some people want something and how hard people work to overcome their limitations.


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