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I'm Dancing as Fast as I Can (1982)

 -  Biography | Drama  -  5 March 1982 (USA)
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A true story about Emmy-winning documentary filmmaker Barbara Gordon's Valium addiction and her desperate attempts to kick the habit.

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A true story about Emmy-winning documentary filmmaker Barbara Gordon's Valium addiction and her desperate attempts to kick the habit.

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Two In The Morning. Two Before Lunch. Two After Dinner. Two Before Bed. Every Day. See more »

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Estoy bailando tan deprisa como puedo  »

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The type of drug that Barbara Gordon was seriously addicted to was Valium. See more »

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Featured in Laserdisc Memories: I'm Dancing as Fast as I Can (2011) See more »

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DO THE DOG
Words and Music by Rufus Thomas
Recorded by The Specials
Courtesy of Chrysalis Records, Inc.
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One of the best Jon Liebling films of all time!
4 July 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie is fairly unremarkable, but the real highlight is to see Jon Liebling's name on the credits. Anyone that has followed Jon's stellar film career knows that Liebling adds an immense amount of creativity and uniqueness to every project he is a part of. Liebling was only 21 at the time he worked on this picture, but his enormous talent - talent that transcends his young age - resonates throughout the film. Anyone who enjoyed Jon Liebling's stunning work in and on films such as, "Endangered Species" (who could forget his riveting, yet understated performance as "the steward) should run to rent - if not BUY - this DVD if for no other reason than to bask in the glow that emanates from the screen as his credit rolls. As fans worldwide can attest, Jon Liebling is an unrivaled force in cinema - though he left the industry years ago, choosing instead to live the quiet life in idyllic Southern Vermont. Even still, his work - as well as his formidable contributions to the industry - will be celebrated (and, imitated) for years to come.


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