At the 1988 Winter Olympics at Calgary, we see Doug Dorsey battered in a vicious hockey game against West Germany. We then see Kate Moseley doing her program and falling when a lift goes bad. Both have fought all their life to get to the Olympics and suddenly the dream has been shattered. The movie then follows Kate, a tempermental but talented figure skater, through many partners until finally her coach resorts to recruiting a hockey player. Through the difficult training of 15 hours of skating a day they finally prepare for Nationals and the Olympics. A romance is budding and their final show could bend or break them as they try to achieve their dreams of an Olympic Gold medal.Written by
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Dwier Brown (Hale Forrest) also appeared in Field of Dreams (1989) as John Kinsella, who plays along side Ray Liotta's Shoeless Joe Jackson in the cornfield, and D.B. Sweeney (Doug Dorsey) plays Shoeless Joe Jackson in Eight Men Out (1988). See more »
When Doug and Kate are fighting over the stereo music, Kate is already wearing the engagement ring from Hale, which is not given to her until about five minutes (two or three scenes) later in the movie. See more »
Don't say we are not right for each other, for the way is see it we might not be right for anybody else.
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I watch this movie over and over again. It drives my daughter crazy but she just laughs and walks away from me. The setting is great due to my love of skating which I have done in small measure my whole life. The father and coach seemed so real to me and very much a part of the support system for the two younger actors in the movie.To me the movie is well constructed and acted. The characters appear real to me and take me on their journey of life as well. I did fall in love with Doug Dorsey and I do hope he is doing well now. I wish to thank and creator of this movie and the director for bringing out the best in the members of the cast. It is a classic to me.
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