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Fast Forward (1985)

Eight young people from Ohio who are dancers, come to New York, to compete in a major talent competition. But when they get there, they learn that they have to wait some time before they ... See full summary »

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Cast

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June Wolsky
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Clem Friedkin
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Caesar Lopez
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Mr. Sabol
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Eight young people from Ohio who are dancers, come to New York, to compete in a major talent competition. But when they get there, they learn that they have to wait some time before they take part in it. So they try to do their best to survive in the Big Apple before competition, and get some lessons about the real World. Written by <rcs0411@yahoo.com>

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WHEN YOU'VE GOT ONE SHOT AT THE TOP YOU'VE GOT TO MOVE.

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15 February 1985 (USA)  »

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A marcha forzada  »

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The picture was nominated for Worst Picture at the Hastings Bad Cinema Society's 8th Stinkers Bad Movie Awards in 1985. See more »

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Debbie Hughes: I'm sorry I broke that man's car window. But that doesn't make me a bad person!
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References C.H.U.D. (1984) See more »

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Written by Herbie Hancock, Bill Laswell and Grand Mixer DXT (as Derek Showard)
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Fast Forward
21 December 2006 | by (Woonsocket, RI) – See all my reviews

although obscure, still embraced...by me, at the very least. i think this film is so overlooked. i really do believe it's an amazing film. the dance sequences aren't totally breathtaking, but they're still captivating. the acting can be so extreme, but still convincing. the music may not be overtly popular, but i know that i know every single word to each track in the movie. i have this film on VHS. though i guess it's considerably understandable why it wasn't more widely released, i'm sad that it hasn't gone to DVD. i also think owning the soundtrack would be amazing, but i'm sure that's not going to happen. honestly, this is one of my favourite movies!


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