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A Time for Dancing (2002)

PG-13 | | Drama, Music | 6 September 2002 (Italy)
Their love of dance, and their friendship, is challenged for two high school girls when one is diagnosed with cancer.

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Their love of dance, and their friendship, is challenged for two high school girls when one is diagnosed with cancer.

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Rated PG-13 for some language and a scene of sensuality | See all certifications »
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A Time for Dancing - Ihr einziges Ziel: Leben um zu tanzen  »

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Juliana 'Jules' Michaels: Crying doesn't help me Mommy.
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Featured in Speciale Casting (2002) See more »

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Baby Come to Me
Written by Damon Thomas, Kevon Edmonds, Kenneth 'Babyface' Edmonds,
Johnnie Newt and Robert Newt
Performed by Kevon Edmonds
Courtesy of RCA Records, a unit of BMG Entertainment
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My oh my did this movie suck
4 May 2008 | by See all my reviews

I guess this is a prime document of when nu pop-jazz began.

I don't think I've ever seen so many jazz sneakers and hair whipping.

This one is definitely not for the dancers that weren't trained in a Studio. If you studied contemporary or alternative/athletic modern, its gonna be a painful experience.

Not to say the dancers aren't talented and the the performances (given the script..)aren't okay. This just isn't the best way to showcase that talent. I'm sure it would favor better among the So You Think You Can Dance generation of dancers.

If you want a good dancing movie with drama, go for The Turning Point. If you want a modern film that isn't super cheesy. A modern dance film that doesn't have its dancers whipping their hair around wearing unitards and masks. A modern dance film that doesn't use a very early form of Lyrical dance as a segway to the next scene....I don't know what to tell ya...One Last Dance with Patrick Swayze?


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