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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When John and Link are heading out of the office on the evening of the final dance party, Link takes the escalator. Just before Link gets on, a gentleman talking on a cell phone does. The next shot from below, the gentleman on the phone has his hand in his pocket. See more
I mean, a straight man who likes to dance around in sequins walks a very lonely road, I got news for you.
Referenced in Biography: Richard Gere
The Book of Love
Written by Stephin Merritt
Performed by Peter Gabriel
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