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Sweet Hearts Dance (1988)

 -  Drama  -  23 September 1988 (USA)
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Wiley and Sandra have been happily married for years and are now in the process of breaking up. Sam, his childhood friend, is just beginning to fall in love with a new teacher at the high ... See full summary »

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Wiley Boon
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Sandra Boon
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Sam Manners
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Adie Nims
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Pearne Manners
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Kyle Boon
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Heather Coleman ...
BJ Boon
Matthew Wohl ...
Dick Merezini
Steven Stabler ...
Wayne Rodemeyer
Laurie Corbin ...
Claire Norton
Lanie Conklin ...
Darielle Johnson
Jock MacDonald ...
Peter Barrett
Frits Momsen ...
Joe Canecki
Stephen Robert Moorhead ...
Bobby Canecki
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Wiley and Sandra have been happily married for years and are now in the process of breaking up. Sam, his childhood friend, is just beginning to fall in love with a new teacher at the high school. As they try to adjust to these conflicting emotions they find themselves having to evaluate their own relationship as well. Written by <Vertigus@aol.com>

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Some people fall in love, some people step in it.

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23 September 1988 (USA)  »

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Amerikai négyes  »

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$3,790,493 (USA)
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I am a member of Hanaford's Volunteers Fyfe and Drum Corps of Underhill, VT. Our Corps (and I) are depicted in this film with pompom girls. Our Corps represents the 18th Century, the Green Mountain Boys. There were no pom pom girls back then, nor do we march with any now! We still laugh over this! See more »

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A must see for couples with fading relationships
1 March 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I read some of the other reviews here, and quite a few of these people don't understand the reason for this movie at all.

It is not meant to titillate, amuse, or thrill you. It is a spot on slice of life movie about a couple who love each other, but don't understand why their lives are driving straight into the doldrums. They don't know how to communicate about it, and all they really need to succeed in their relationship is to do just that.

There is a strong object lesson here that if watched and grasped, could save most marriages that fail for similar reasons.

This is not to say that the movie is without charm to entertain, it has plenty. But I didn't give this movie a 9 for its straight entertainment value, I gave it a 9 for its relationship educational value.


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