A romantic tale of two New Yorkers, Armando Ortiz, from the Bronx, and Mia Franklin, from the Upper East Side, and their unlikely meeting. The story tells how the two of them come together through their love of ballroom dancing. Mia is a beautiful and vivacious professional dancer. Armando works at the midtown Manhattan dance studio in exchange for lessons and fantasizes of a time when he will dance with Mia. But a tragic accident forever changes Mia's life. True to his heart, Armando dedicates himself, along with a group of colorful misfits, to help Mia overcome her painful challenges and dance once more. Written by
Everybody dances to their own beat.
24 September 2011 (USA)
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Also Known As:
Dança das Cadeiras
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Opening Weekend USA: $9,092,
25 March 2012, Limited Release
Gross USA: $31,478, 19 April 2012
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(2013) Nominated for seven awards at the Massachusetts Independent Film Festival, including Best Picture and Best Actress (Leah Pipes). See more
[Mia, in panic, has tried to back out of the competition
Mia, I've seen the way my son looks at you. He loves you! When I told you that love meant letting go, I was wrong. I hope that you go back out there and dance. And more than that, I hope you win.
[Mia laughs, and is startled when Isabel takes a can of spray and sprays Mia on the cheek
For good luck!
[She kisses Mia on the forehead
Referenced in Push Girls: Watch Me
Dance With Me
Based on the song "Hernando's Hideaway" by Jerry Ross
and Richard Adler
, from the musical "The Pajama Game"
Sung offscreen by Debelah Morgan
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