Story about gymnast Nadia Comaneci from her childhood beginning as a gymnast and how she was discovered by Belya Karolyi. Nadia received 7 perfect 10's in the Montreal Olympics.

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Cast

Credited cast:
Simon Adams ...
Kurt Stilier
Bozidar Alic ...
George Condovici
Cintija Asperger ...
Counselor #1 (as Cynthia Asperger)
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Marta Karolyi
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Gheorge Comaneci
Joe Bennett ...
Gheorghe Berechet ...
French Official
Tamara Berkovic ...
Emilia Eberle
Simone Blue ...
Older Teodora Ungureanu
Johann Carlo ...
Gregory Cooke ...
Vieru's Secretary
Lee Ann Dubravec ...
Counselor #2
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Mili Simonescu
Marcia Frederick ...
Jelena Gavranovic ...
Gabriella
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Story about gymnast Nadia Comaneci from her childhood beginning as a gymnast and how she was discovered by Belya Karolyi. Nadia received 7 perfect 10's in the Montreal Olympics. Written by Alfonso Gregorio <karekare@mnl.sequel.net>

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Older Teodora Ungureanu: So, Nadia, how do you like Fort Worth?
Older Nadia Comaneci: The judges were tough on you.
Older Teodora Ungureanu: It was about right.
Older Nadia Comaneci: You usually do better. Judges resent the fact that little girls grow up.
Older Teodora Ungureanu: Nadia, gymnastics has changed, and we're the ones that changed it. What used to be special is now ordinary. You and I, we can't compete with ourselves anymore! I wanted to help the team win if I could, but before Fort Worth, I had already decided to retire. It's tough being with a lot of twelve-year-olds that are better than I am...
Older Nadia Comaneci: ...
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Referenced in Sports Jeopardy!: Episode #1.28 (2015) See more »

Soundtracks

Anitra's Dance
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from "Peer Gynt"
Music by Edvard Grieg
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Talent can be born anywhere
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I was 10 years old when I saw this movie for the first time. That was back in those days before cable TV, so the norm was to show each film only once. A reprise might come next year or so. But this little movie broke a record in my country: It was first aired on a Monday evening, and everybody was talking about it at school the next morning. Then we heard that due to viewers' positive phone calls to our local TV channel, they will be airing it again on Wednesday. So everybody saw it again two days later. You have to understand what was going on in the head of us children, addicted to sports as we were at that young age, thinking in the possibility of achieving world sport stardom even if you come from some obscure town somewhere in a little known country. Then, by the end of that week, that I remember as one of my major memories from fifth grade, there was once again a TV spot, almost a minute long, this time just showing a Nadia Comaneci's routine in slow motion, she literally flying, with a triumphant music theme in the background, and the announcer went like this: "This Sunday afternoon, for the first time in the history of Paraguayan TV, and due to overwhelming viewers' request, a movie will be aired for the third time in the same week". Still to these days, 24 years later, no other movie was ever aired again three times in the same week on a free air TV channel. That says it all!


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