The Waterdance (1992)

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Paralyzed in a 1984 accident, writer/director Neal Jimenez (of River's Edge fame) channelled his own experiences and emotions into his 1991 film Waterdance. Eric Stoltz stars as a young writer left incapacitated by a hiking accident. He is placed in a paraplegic ward, peopled by patients of all races and emotional states. Together with his new-found friends, Stoltz rebels against the hospital system and his own debilitation. Helen Hunt and Wesley Snipes are among the costars in this effective … More

Rating: R (adult situations/language, nudity)
Genre: Drama
Directed By: , , , , , , , , ,
Written By: Neal Jimenez
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On DVD: Dec 18, 2001
Runtime:
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

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Cast


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as Raymond Hill

as Victor

as Rachel

as Guy in the Electroni...

as Mr. Gibson

as Victor's Wife

as Victor's Son

as Victor's Son

as Victor's Daughter

as Cheryl Lynn

as Harrison

as 2nd Biker

as Starletta Hill

as David Albini

as Western Man

as Korean Singer

as Korean Singer

as Biker #1

as Korean Singer

as Korean Singer

as Derelict Man

as Vernon's Wife

as Annabelle Lee

as Stripper

as Phone Operator

as Waila Group

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Critic Reviews for The Waterdance

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Full Review… | September 7, 2011
Entertainment Weekly
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Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Chicago Sun-Times
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Full Review… | May 13, 1992
Entertainment Weekly
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Full Review… | March 26, 2009
Variety
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Full Review… | January 26, 2006
Time Out
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Full Review… | May 20, 2003
New York Times
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Audience Reviews for The Waterdance

Stoltz does a good if not great job of telling the store of Neal Jimenez and his experiences in becoming paralyzed. As I said, good, not great.

John Ballantine
John Ballantine

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½

Good performances, and actually quite funny in places.

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Anthony Valletta

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