• PG, 1 hr. 59 min.
  • Drama, Romance
  • Directed By:
    Herbert Ross
    In Theaters:
    Nov 14, 1977 Wide
    On DVD:
    Jan 25, 2005
  • Paramount Pictures

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The Turning Point Reviews

Richard Schickel
TIME Magazine
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You yield to The Turning Point relucantly, knowing well that it is conning you -- with sentiment, with flamboyance, with sheer slickness.

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January 30, 2012
Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader
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For a film ostensibly dedicated to physical grace, Ross's images are unforgivably clumsy.

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January 30, 2012
Variety Staff
Variety
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The Turning Point is one of the best films of its era.

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July 22, 2008

Time Out
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There's some beautiful dancing and a wealth of detail about the world of classical ballet.

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February 9, 2006
Vincent Canby
New York Times
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The Turning Point is entertaining, not for discovering new material, but for treating old material with style and romantic feeling that, in this day and age, seem remarkably unafraid.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 3.5/5

May 9, 2005
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