A successful aging dancer takes a young female protegee.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Tony
Alessandra Ferri ...
Francesca
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Nadine
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Patrick (as Thomas Rall)
Lynn Seymour ...
Muriel
Victor Barbee ...
Wade
Julie Kent ...
Lisa
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Contessa
Leandro Amato ...
Paolo
Gianmarco Tognazzi ...
Guido
Desmond Kelly ...
Duke of Courland
Chrisa Keramidas ...
Bathilde
Amy Werba ...
Interviewer
Jack Brodsky ...
Jack
Robert Argand ...
Impressario
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A successful aging dancer takes a young female protegee.

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9 October 1987 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Giselle  »

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$1,190,416 (USA)
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The film's opening credits dedication declares that the picture is: "Dedicated to Nora Kaye" who was a long time associate of the film's director Herbert Ross, as an assistant and associate to Ross, as well as a producer of his pictures, and was an executive producer on this movie, and had passed away prior to the theatrical debut of Dancers (1987). See more »

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Giselle
Written by Adolphe Adam
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Enjoyable
8 April 2004 | by (Amsterdam, The Netherlands) – See all my reviews

I've just seen this film yesterday, and enjoyed it a great deal. I do agree with the other fellow's review that the main characters, Lisa and Tony, hadn't made a deeper connection yet in the viewer's mind when the big climax part came. Too little effort was placed on that part, with only small sections working on their budding friendship/romance. But, as a non-professional, the dancing bits were lovely. I enjoyed watching the walk-through rehearsals, getting an idea perhaps of how these ballets are placed together much like a play or television performance. I love Baryschnikov anyway, and Allesandra Ferri is so graceful and lovely as a dancer...it really was fun to see.


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