The Turning Point Reviews

August 1, 2019
The Turning Point lacks a script. Herbert Ross is more than an acceptable director... but here he vacillates between making a melodrama or a documentary about ballet. [Full Review in Spanish]
January 30, 2012
For a film ostensibly dedicated to physical grace, Ross's images are unforgivably clumsy.
September 10, 2010
What stands out are the ballet performances.
December 22, 2007
Though made in 1977, this strained effort tries to combine a 1940s woman's picture with backstage melodrama set in the modern ballet world.
March 9, 2006
February 18, 2006
A glorified made-for-Lifetime-cable movie.
March 1, 2004
It deserved all the Oscars it won: none.
February 16, 2004
Unwatchable for anyone who isn't a mad ballet fan.
May 24, 2003
Its sophistications are superficial, to say the least, but it wowed the Academy in 1977.