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Six Weeks (1982)

 -  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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Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 2 nominations. See more awards »
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Cast

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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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In the late 1970s, this movie was touted to be a starrer for Tatum O'Neal with Nick Nolte and Candice Bergen playing the parents. 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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References The Nutcracker (1965) 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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4 December 2000 | by (yorkshire, england) – See all my reviews

This is a film that one might think a little over emotional, but that would, in my opinion, not be an accurate appraisal. The acting is , by Dudley Moore as faultlessly wondrous as always, the little girl was also good, the rest...well.

The score is brilliant and was composed and conducted by Dudley Moore himself. The film did terribly at the Box Office, mainly because people are fearful of bearing their true feelings, the film and Moore's excellent score were forgotten. So if you want to see a good, if not the best, example of Moore's acting then watch this film, but most of all float away listening to it's magical score.


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