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.
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
Gross USA: $31,478
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $31,478
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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
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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
during rehearsal montage See more