2002: Jake Mitchell is the defending World West Coast Swing Champion. He's got everything going for him: looks, personality, and style. He's at the top of his game when he and his partner ... See full summary »
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2002: Jake Mitchell is the defending World West Coast Swing Champion. He's got everything going for him: looks, personality, and style. He's at the top of his game when he and his partner Corinne are crowned the unexpected winners at the World Swing Dance Championships. As the crowd cheers and the celebration begins, Jake appears uneasy. Did he really deserve to win? The music blasts and the bass is thumping, and Jake hears none of it. He feels it. Jake is completely deaf, due to an ear infection when he was a teenager. He learned how to dance by feeling the vibrations of the music. Now he feels something else: that perhaps the judges gave him the win out of sympathy. Present Day: Jessica Donovan's life is boring. When she was younger, she was a dancer who had dreams of Broadway. Now she's an English teacher for disinterested, upper class middle school kids, and she's dying to let loose. Her fiancee Kent is a work-a-holic who cares more about making money than making Jessica happy. ... Written by
At one point, Danielle calls Jake, who is supposed to be deaf. He hears the phone rings and walks over to answer the phone, then lays down on the couch and talks on the phone. However, earlier he said that he can only hear and understand if he was looking at the person talking. And there are many times where the person he's talking with is out of site and he hears and understands. See more »
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I have been dancing for about 10 years now (salsa). For a new dancer like the main actress, all world becomes about dancing at the beginning. All great dancers look awesome and people who don't know how to dance or how don't get interested in it look terrible and boring. ... that's very typical symptom.
Dancing is a small part of many life elements. This story line is so typical. Her fiancé looks very nice and she complains about his attitude (being workaholic) but in fact, her mind already leaves to another man. She needs to see herself straight and be sorry for him.
The fiancé didn't do anything wrong!
It's a boring movie. The dancers are not even very good.
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