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Director:
Writers (WGA):
Davida Wills Hurwin (book)
Kara Lindstrom (screenplay)
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Release Date:
6 September 2002 (Italy) See more »
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Plot:
Their love of dance, and their friendship, is challenged for two high school girls when one is diagnosed with cancer. | Add synopsis »
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A great book that was turned into a bad film See more (12 total) »

Cast

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Larisa Oleynik ... Jules

Shiri Appleby ... Sam

Peter Coyote ... Wynn

Patricia Kalember ... Sandra

Scott Vickaryous ... Eli

Shane West ... Paul

Lynn Whitfield ... Linda

Amy Madigan ... Jackie

Anton Yelchin ... Jackson

Jennifer Hamilton ... Colleen

Barbara Eve Harris ... Dr. Conner
Honey Sanders ... Juilliard Administrator

Vicki Davis ... Juilliard Check in Girl
Ayesha Orange ... Sarah / Company Dancers (Adults)

Nikki Tuazon ... Nadia / Company Dancers (Adults) (as Nikki Tauazon)

Kevin Alexander Stea ... Bryan / Company Dancers (Adults) (as Kevin Stea)
Tovaris Wilson ... Ivan / Company Dancers (Adults)

Shanti Lowry ... Eva / Company Dancer (Adults)
Nancy Stephens ... Mrs. Hillman
Laurie Kanyok ... Jules Dance Doubles (as Lori Kanyok)

Becca Sweitzer ... Jules Dance Doubles / Company Dancers (Adults)
Carly Naples ... Young Jules (10 years old)

Brittany Oaks ... Younger Jules (6 years old) (as Breanne Oaks)
Francesca Fox ... Three Year Old Jules
Natasha Pazdernik ... Sam Dance Doubles
Lisa Fraser ... Sam Dance Doubles

Ali Yuman ... Young Sam (10 years old) (as Alexandra Yuman)

Breanne Oaks ... Younger Sam
Timothy Anderson ... Company Dancers (Adults) (as Timothy G. Anderson)
Jason Beitel ... Company Dancers (Adults) (as Jason Tobert Beitel)
Mark Meismer ... Company Dancer (Adults)
John R. Corella ... Company Dancers (Adults) (as John Corella)
Mandy Moore ... Company Dancers (Adults)
R.J. Durell ... Company Dancers (Adults)
Michelle Elkin ... Company Dancers (Adults)
Wes Pope ... Company Dancers (Adults) (as Kenneth Pope)
Henry Graham ... Company Dancers (Adults)
Shealan Spencer ... Company Dancers (Adults)
Hunter Hamilton ... Company Dancers (Adults)

Stacey Harper ... Company Dancers (Adults) (as Stacey Denise Harper)

Scott Hislop ... Company Dancers (Adults)
Sisely Treasure ... Company Dancers (Adults)
Galen Hooks ... Company Dancers (Adults)
Charles Klapow ... Company Dancers (Adults)
Salvatore Vassallo ... Company Dancers (Adults)
Chris Liu ... Company Dancers (Adults)
Alekzander Elan ... Company Dancers (10-12 Yrs Old)
Nicole Neal ... Company Dancers (10-12 Yrs Old)
Micah Battson ... Company Dancers (10-12 Yrs Old)
Tiler Peck ... Company Dancers (10-12 Yrs Old)
Christian Denice ... Company Dancers (10-12 Yrs Old) (as Christian Pascal Denice)
Drew Smith ... Company Dancers (10-12 Yrs Old)

Angela Gacad ... Company Dancers (10-12 Yrs Old)

Lindsay Taylor ... Company Dancers (10-12 Yrs Old)
Tara Mouri ... Company Dancers (10-12 Yrs Old)

Ashley L. Anderson ... Juilliard Dancers (as Ashley Anderson)
Alexious Toliver ... Company Dancers (10-12 Yrs Old)

Marissa Labog ... Juilliard Dancers
Jocelyn Dowling ... Juilliard Dancers
Joelle Martinec ... Juilliard Dancers (as Joell Martinec)
Alicia Gilley ... Juilliard Dancers
Melissa Moti ... Juilliard Dancers
Deena Grassia ... Juilliard Dancers
Gelsey Weiss ... Juilliard Dancers
Kirsten Inhat ... Juilliard Dancers

Jennifer Weston ... Juilliard Dancers
Bermina Jackson ... Juilliard Dancers (as Berminna Jackson)
Emily Zachary ... Juilliard Dancers

Directed by
Peter Gilbert 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Davida Wills Hurwin (book "A Time for Dancing")

Kara Lindstrom (screenplay)

Produced by
Kate Axelrod .... co-producer
Harvey Gettleson .... executive producer
Peter Gilbert .... producer
Kelly Gonda .... producer
Lou Gonda .... executive producer
Jeffrey Kramer .... producer
Abbie Phillips .... producer
Jeremiah Samuels .... co-producer
 
Original Music by
Laurence Rosenthal 
 
Cinematography by
Alex Nepomniaschy 
 
Film Editing by
Amy E. Duddleston 
Stuart H. Pappé 
 
Casting by
Elizabeth Lang  (as Liz Lang Fedrick)
 
Production Design by
Carol Winstead Wood 
 
Art Direction by
Robert Furginson 
 
Set Decoration by
Charles Graffeo 
 
Costume Design by
Wendy Chuck 
 
Makeup Department
Rebecca Alling .... key makeup artist
Pauletta O. Lewis .... assistant hair stylist (as Pauletta Lewis-Irwin)
Frances Mathias .... key hair stylist
Heidi Seeholzer .... assistant makeup artist
Kristina Vogel .... assistant makeup artist
 
Production Management
Kate Axelrod .... unit production manager
Harvey Greenberg .... post-production supervisor
Kitty Olisky .... production supervisor
Jeremiah Samuels .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Tia Adrain .... second assistant director
Fred Mandel .... second second assistant director
Louis Shaw Milito .... first assistant director
Stacy Murphy .... second second assistant director
 
Art Department
Tom Acosta .... greensman
Ruben Arce .... labor foreman
William Belt .... set dresser (as Bill Belt)
Dennis Benda .... greensman
Robert Bleckman .... assistant property master
Frank Brookshire .... carpenter
Frank Brookshire .... foreman
Steve Burnnette .... scenic artist
Heidi Cigbee .... lead scenic
Greg Clark .... painter
Larry Clark .... general foreman
Richard D'Angelo .... set dresser
Guy Edwards .... stand-by painter
Matt Furginson .... lead man
Frank Galvan III .... paint supervisor
David Galvan .... foreman
Michael Ivey .... construction supervisor
Mark David Kersey .... head greensman
Nancy A. King .... art department coordinator (as Nancy King)
Raphael Lopez .... paint gangboss
Margaret Mazzola .... on-set dresser
John McInally .... painter
Steven J. Monroe .... construction coordinator
Len Morganti .... storyboard artist
Paul Mugavero .... set dresser (as Paul D. Mugavero)
Michael Muscarella .... construction coordinator
Frank Ortiz .... scenic artist
Ron Papazian .... set dresser
William A. Petrotta .... property master (as Bill Petrotta)
Natalie Richards .... illustrator
Natalie Richards .... set designer
Bill Serrano .... construction grip
George Stuart Jr. .... painter (as George Stuart)
Brooks Vallerand .... foreman
Warner Zavala .... greensman
 
Sound Department
Steve Cain .... boom operator
Patrick Cicero .... first assistant sound editor
Ron Cooper .... cable person
William Dotson .... dialogue editor
Thom 'Coach' Ehle .... stereo sound consultant: Dolby
Bruce Fortune .... supervising sound editor
C. Darin Knight .... sound mixer (as Darin Knight)
Ken S. Polk .... sound re-recording mixer
Douglas J. Schulman .... production sound mixer: re-shoot
Cathie Speakman .... dialogue editor (as Catherine M. Speakman)
Lisa Varetakis .... foley supervisor
Mario A. Vitale .... apprentice sound editor
Bryan A. Watkins .... sound re-recording mixer (as Bryan O. Watkins)
 
Special Effects by
Dennis Petersen .... special effects coordinator
 
Visual Effects by
Bill Coffin .... Inferno artist
Max Harris .... Inferno artist
Scott Inbody .... visual effects editor
Scott McLain .... Inferno artist
Maureen O'Connor .... visual effects coordinator
Rob Ozaeta .... Inferno artist
 
Stunts
Sonny Tipton .... stunt coordinator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Vidal Cohen .... dolly grip: re-shoots
Alex Cruz .... additional grip
Julian de la Pena .... lamp operator
Renato Di Giuseppe .... additional camera operator
Dave Egerston .... second assistant camera
Mark Fellman .... unit photographer
Nate Foll .... electrician: re-shoots
Mike Fujimoto .... additional grip
Jack M. Guberman .... best boy electric (as Jack Guberman)
Matt Guiza .... camera loader
Matt Guiza .... film loader
Hector Gutierrez .... additional grip
Jason D. Hodges .... key grip (as Jason Hodges)
Mike Hodges .... rigging grip
Dan Hofstad .... lamp operator
Tracy Jackson .... grip
Paul Janossy .... assistant camera
Brian Kinzey .... lamp operator
Gábor Kövér .... camera operator (as Gabor Kover)
Kevin J. Lanke .... lamp operator
Pat Maxwell .... dolly grip
Darryl Murchison .... rigging gaffer
Tracy Neftzger .... best boy rigging grip
Lionel Portugal Jr. .... grip
Rod Reyes .... electrician
David D. Scott .... video assist operator
Josh Sinkoski .... lamp operator
Bob Snowdon .... best boy grip (as Bob Snowden)
Bob Snowdon .... grip
Andre Sobczak .... key grip: re-shoots
Larry Sushinski .... electrician
Kevin Tiesiera .... lamp operator (as Keven Tiesiera)
Kevin Tiesiera .... set lighting technician
Adam Ward .... first assistant camera: "a" camera
Reid Wheatley .... grip
Loren S. Yaconelli .... first assistant camera (as Loren Yaconelli)
Robert Zuckerman .... unit & specials photographer
Dean Mongan .... film loader (uncredited)
 
Casting Department
Leigh French .... voice casting
Dana Olson .... extras casting
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Bill Edwards .... costume supervisor
Carrie Grace .... costumer
Kathy Hendricks .... set costumer
Juan Lopez .... set costumer
Linda Thayer .... set costumer
 
Editorial Department
Robert Guillory .... post-production assistant
Robert McFalls .... assistant editor
Aram Nigoghossian .... post-production assistant
Michael Nouryeh .... assistant editor
Paisley Pappé-Iredell .... assistant editor (as Paisley Pappé)
Chuck Winston .... color timer
 
Music Department
Mark Agostino .... music playback operator
Daniel J. Johnson .... music editor
Alexandra Patsavas .... music supervisor
Robert Puff .... music preparation
Tim Williams .... composer: additional music
 
Transportation Department
Gene Hubert .... driver
Randy Lovelady .... transportation co-captain
Mike Painter .... transportation coordinator
James Wakeman .... transportation captain
 
Other crew
Cassandra Barbour .... rights and clearances
Michael Barnes .... financial legal services
Mark Bruning .... set production assistant
Walt Clayton .... office production assistant (as Walter Clayton)
Carlyn Couch .... assistant location manager
Susan Fronsoe .... assistant production coordinator
Nicole E. Gallardo .... assistant production accountant
Stacy Beth Gettleson .... set production assistant
Eva Gonda .... assistant: Marguerite Derricks
Robert Ha .... assistant: Jeffrey Kramer
Jill Hahn .... first assistant accountant
Jennifer Hamilton .... assistant choreographer
Amy Hansen .... production accountant: re-shoots (as Amy Fishman)
Doris Hellmann .... accountant
Chanda-Lyn Hildebrand .... office production assistant
Brandon Hollyer .... assistant accountant
April A. Janow .... accountant
Christie Kwan .... assistant production coordinator
Rock LeRoy .... caterer
Zack Milan .... stand-in
Steve M. Miliotti .... craft service
Cheryl Miller .... production coordinator
Shaun O'Banion .... set production assistant
Michelle Phoenix .... stand-in
Marguerite Pomerhn Derricks .... choreographer (as Marguerite Derricks)
Mark Pomerhn .... assistant: Peter Gilbert
Gabriela Rios .... production coordinator
Kelly Russo .... stand-in
Laura Sevier .... rights and clearances
Matt G. Sheets .... production assistant
Steven E. Simon .... set production assistant
Joey Spagnola .... stand-in
E.J. Steier .... assistant: Kelly Gonda
Elvis Strange .... production assistant
David Thornsberry .... location manager
Jenna Kaye Thornsberry .... assistant location manager
Barbara Tuss .... script supervisor
Gerald A. Vitatoe Jr. .... production assistant
Shelley Woolridge .... accounting assistant
 

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Rated PG-13 for some language and a scene of sensuality
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Quotes:
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Juliana 'Jules' Michaels:Crying doesn't help me Mommy.
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7 out of 16 people found the following review useful.
A great book that was turned into a bad film, 2 April 2004
Author: Sweet_Ophelia from Australia

It is so dissapointing that one of the best books I have ever read was adapted into such a bad film that totally lost the plot.

The movie is about Sam & Jules. Sam loves to dance, but Jules lives to dance. Jules is planning on going to Juilliard, and Sam is planning on tagging along, simply because she and Jules have been inseparable since they were six years old. But Jules's dreams come to a grinding halt when she is diagnosed with cancer. Jules & Sam's relationship is put to the test and things will never be the same again.

Shiri Appleby was pretty ordinary and forgettable in this film. But, in her defence, if the movie had been based more closely on the book, her character would have been alot meatier and she probably could have done alot more with herself. Larisa Oleynik could have made her role really great. She could have tugged the audience's heart strings from beginning to end, but she didnt. Once again, in her defence, the film didnt concentrate enough on the emotional side of Jules's cancer, instead they stuffed it with way too many dance routines that just ended up being boring and hogging too much of the screen time. I know this film is about a girl who just wants to dance, but really, they were great steps, dont get me wrong, but too much of a good thing can be bad and boring. They should have concentrated alot more on the emotional and made sure there wasnt a dry eye by the end. Its strange that they didnt give Peter Coyote, a pretty darn good actor by my standards, more screen time. he had only two minor scenes with little dialogue and hardly any room for emotional response. There is one scene in which Jules tells her parents she wants to stop chemo, and he shows signs of potential, but then they leave it at that.

With all due respect, the book was much better.

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