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Six Weeks (1982)

PG  |   |  Drama  |  24 December 1982 (USA)
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A wealthy cosmetic tycoon and her 12-year-old daughter who's dying from leukemia, strike up a sentimental friendship with a California politician. Since the girl has only six weeks or less ... See full summary »

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Patrick Dalton
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Charlotte Dreyfus
Katherine Healy ...
Nicole Dreyfus
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Peg Dalton
Bill Calvert ...
Jeff Dalton
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Bob Crowther
John Harkins ...
Arnold Stillman
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Anne Ditchburn ...
Assistant Choreographer (as Ann Ditchburn)
Chea Collette ...
Ballet Instructor
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TV Interviewer (as Clement St. George)
Joan Yale Edmundson ...
Woman Interviewer
Emily Seltzer ...
Girl in Ballet Dressing Room
Martin Casella ...
Volunteer - Campaign Office
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Girl - Campaign Office
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A wealthy cosmetic tycoon and her 12-year-old daughter who's dying from leukemia, strike up a sentimental friendship with a California politician. Since the girl has only six weeks or less to live, the trio fly to New York City where the daughter skates the ice rink at Rockefeller Center, assumes the lead in The Nutcracker ballet, and sightsees most of the city. Written by Matthew Patay <pataygs@voicenet.com>

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The groom is already married. The bride is still in her bathrobe. And her daughter is giving both of them away. It's a love story to make you laugh and cry. Together. See more »

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24 December 1982 (USA)  »

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$6,700,000 (USA)
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Trivia

Reportedly, Jacqueline Bisset was once offered the role of Charlotte Dreyfus in this movie but declined as Bisset thought the scheduling may conflict with two other movies that she wanted to do at the time. See more »

Goofs

Gives the impression that William F. Christensen's production of "The Nutcracker" is the one annually performed in Lincoln Center, when it is George Balanchine's production that is annually staged there. See more »

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Features The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962) See more »

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The Nutcracker
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Music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Orchestra conducted by André Previn
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Terribly underrated
22 June 2002 | by (U.S.) – See all my reviews

Some critics saw this movie as tedious and contrived, and the first time I saw this movie, I agreed with them. But upon my second viewing, I noticed something: The performances are brilliant. The lead actors broke one of the rules of romantic movies (the man should always be taller than the woman), and it gave a sense of realism to the movie that was refreshing. Dudley Moore is an incredible actor, and this is a must-see for any die-hard fans. If you feel disappointed after you watch it, wait a few months and watch it again, you'll be glad that you did.


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