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Robin and her father have a car accident. Her father dies. Robin is badly injured and cannot compete in gymnasics tournaments anymore. Shattered dreams. She lives with her mother and bad ... See full summary »

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Robin Crew
Rita Tushingham ...
Jean Stoller
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Tommy Warneki
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Carly Simmons
Renee Murphy ...
Leah Kilbourne
Sean McCann ...
Jack Crew
Samantha Langevin ...
Marge Crew
Nicole Kolman ...
Gillian Crew
Samantha Logan ...
Stacy
Anthony Kramreither Jr. ...
Mark Sanderson
Denis Simpson ...
Fred Stoner
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Roy Teler
Louis Tucci ...
Leo
Dayle Sunohara ...
Tami
Sasha Ivanochko ...
Rhonda Hamilton
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Robin and her father have a car accident. Her father dies. Robin is badly injured and cannot compete in gymnasics tournaments anymore. Shattered dreams. She lives with her mother and bad step-father. Robin is accepted to the school atlethics team but is not accepted by some other girls, so she works out at a friends house. Eventually Robin and her team compete in the national scholastic meet. Written by Ivo Kroone <ab2693@triton.heao.hsa.nl>

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Rated R for brief language and nudity

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Tommy: From now on, I'm a free agent. Look out girls, it's open season on Tommy Wernicke!
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Dancing Madly Backwards
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It will go flying into your garbage can after you watch it!
23 February 2013 | by (Victoria, BC) – See all my reviews

I wonder what the famed Golden Harvest studio of Hong Kong were thinking when they decided to be associated with this tacky Canadian film. While I do admire the Canadians who made this movie for the fact that they did it on their own without government financing, the finished product is really hard to sit through. It's a pretty cheap-looking affair, looking unfocused and sporting odd-looking pastel colors. What really sinks the movie, however, is the script. There is not one turn in the lumbering story that comes as a surprise or has been given a new spin. Several relationships the movie's heroine is involved with seem unfinished or were left on the editing room floor. If you're wondering about Keanu Reeves, who appeared in this movie before he became famous, let me just say that his level of acting here is just as bad as it is in most of his Hollywood movies. This movie has apparently moved into the public domain, which isn't really a surprise

  • who on earth would put up the money to maintain its copyright?



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