• Slow Dancing in the Big City (1978)

Slow Dancing in the Big City

Release Date: 1978

PG |1 hr 41 min

Plot Summary

In Manhattan, columnist Lou Friedlander (Paul Sorvino) experiences love at first sight when he sets his eyes upon a new tenant in his apartment building: Sarah Gantz (Anne Ditchburn), a ballerina who has recently broken up with her boyfriend. However, Sarah soon discovers that she has a terminal illness and should give up dancing for her health. Undeterred, she fights against the disease to keep her career while Lou documents her struggles, the pair growing ever closer to one another.

Cast: Paul Sorvino, Anne Ditchburn, Nicolas Coster, Anita Dangler, Hector Jaime Mercado, Thaao Penghlis, Linda Selman, G. Adam Gifford

Director: John G. Avildsen

Genres: Drama

Keywords: 1970s, Charming, Love interest, Melodramatic, Rise, New York City, Love, Fall

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