John Clark is a middle aged Chicago estate lawyer. He loves his family, which includes his wife Beverly, but their combined busy schedules and getting caught in a rut after two decades of marriage has left him feeling unfulfilled. While taking the el train home every night, he notices the same young, beautiful contemplative woman staring out of one of the windows of Miss Mitzi's Dance Studio, which specializes in ballroom. He is intrigued enough with her beauty and sadness to go in one evening on his way home. He learns that she is Paulina, one of the instructors and a former world class ballroom dancer. Because of her, he signs up for beginner group dance lessons, regardless of them being taught by Miss Mitzi herself, and not Paulina. As time progresses, John gets caught up in the lives of those at Miss Mitzi's: his two fellow classmates - overweight Vern who wants to learn to dance for his upcoming wedding, and Chic, who wants to impress the ladies - and two of the studio's ...
A new comedy about following your own lead.
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plays Vern's fiancée/dance partner and also contributed music to the soundtrack. See more
is credited as "Vern's Fiancé" instead of "Vern's Fiancée". See more
We need a witness to our lives. There's a billion people on the planet... I mean, what does any one life really mean? But in a marriage, you're promising to care about everything. The good things, the bad things, the terrible things, the mundane things... all of it, all of the time, every day. You're saying 'Your life will not go unnoticed because I will notice it. Your life will not go un-witnessed because I will be your witness'."
Remake of Shall We Dance?
Written by Philippe Cohen-Solal
(as Philippe Maurie Cohen Solal), Christoph H. Müller
(as Christoph Hermann Mueller) and Eduardo Makaroff
(as Eduardo Anibal Makaroff)
Performed by Gotan Project
(as GoTan Project)
Courtesy of Ya Basta and XL Recordings Ltd., Barclay/Universal Music France
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