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Heavenly Bodies (1984)

A small "Dance-ercize" studio fights for its existence against the unscrupulous owner of a rival club. The conflict boils down to a "Dance Marathon" to settle the score.

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Samantha Blair
Richard Rebiere ...
Steve
Walter George Alton ...
Jack Pearson
Laura Henry ...
Debbie Martin
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Joel Blair
Patricia Idlette ...
KC
Pam Henry ...
Patty
Linda Sorensen ...
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Reiner Schwarz ...
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Cec Linder ...
Walter Matheson
Micki Moore ...
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Sean Sullivan ...
Real Estate Salesman
Mac Bradden ...
Nick
Michael Tait ...
Mr. Howard
Murray Westgate ...
Coach Hudson
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A small "Dance-ercize" studio fights for its existence against the unscrupulous owner of a rival club. The conflict boils down to a "Dance Marathon" to settle the score. Written by Kevin Thom <kthom@chat.carleton.ca>

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A Fúria da Dança  »

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Lawrence Dane's first and only credited directorial and writing project. See more »

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[top] When the women inspect their soon-to-become new studio. See more »

Crazy Credits

Alternate takes of workout sequences at the Heavenly Bodies club are shown over the end credits. See more »

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References Flashdance (1983) See more »

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Heaven
Performed by Bonnie Pointer
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Makes "Flashdance" look like a Best Picture nominee!
16 January 2012 | by (Victoria, BC) – See all my reviews

Canadian movie producer Robert Lantos (who produced this movie) has basically proclaimed himself as a savior of Canadian film, though oddly he has made plenty of movies not set in Canada, or set in some anonymous North American location. And virtually all his mass market movies - including this one - are not set in Canada! What's the matter, Lantos, can't Canada have any fun? Actually, I am glad that this movie was set in the United States, because it's pretty awful and I'd hate foreigners knowing this movie was Canadian. There's plenty of reasons why this movie is tough to sit through - there's almost no plot, the characters are given almost no development, and the movie is one endless workout sequence after the other. If you're thinking there's plenty of sex and nudity because Playboy helped produce the movie, think again - there's almost none of that stuff. I can't see anyone finding this movie appealing, so it's no wonder this movie was out of theaters quickly despite the distributor treating it as a major release.


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