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Five Dances (2013)

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The coming of age tale of an extraordinarily gifted young dancer recently arrived in New York City.

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Alan Brown

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Alan Brown
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Ryan Steele ... Chip Daniel
Reed Luplau Reed Luplau ... Theo
Catherine Miller Catherine Miller ... Katie
Kimiye Corwin ... Cynthia
Luke Murphy Luke Murphy ... Anthony
LuLu Roche ... Chip's Mother (voice) (as Louise Roche)
Michael Borrelli ... Cynthia's Husband (voice)
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FIVE DANCES is a creatively adventurous narrative feature film set in the New York 'downtown' modern dance world. The story follows the rocky emotional journey of an 18-year old dancer with talent to burn, who must choose between his responsibility to his broken family in the Midwest, and forging a life and career for himself. Written by Anonymous

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 October 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Pet plesova See more »

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Production Co:

Perry Street Pictures See more »
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Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Ryan Steele originated the role of "Specs" in The Newsies on Broadway. See more »

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Sinking
Written by Scott Matthew
Performed by Scott Matthew
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Beautiful and sinuous
5 December 2014 | by nikatnyteSee all my reviews

I was expecting a standard gay film and was quite surprised. This film is primarily about dance. The four performers are all superb dancers, and their dances are the main focus of the film, reflecting (to a degree) their relationships with one another and others in their lives (who are never seen). The main character is Chip, a somewhat naive 18-year-old Kansan, trying to cope in New York City without appearing too vulnerable. I did find it strange that these four dancers (and their choreographer) had very little personal or verbal interaction for most of the film; indeed, it wasn't until toward the end that they seemed to actually know one another. Chip's intimate relationship with the other male dancer is handled tenderly and realistically, but their story is secondary to the love and dedication all the characters have for their art.


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