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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.

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Critic Reviews for Slow Dancing in the Big City

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  • Corny? There hasn't been a cornier romantic tear-jerker since Love Story. But John Avildsen's Slow Dancing in the Big City has the courage of its corniness, and its clichs aren't half-hearted.

    June 16, 2018 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…
  • Grant finds the heights of romance in slum living, investigative reporting and stricken ballerinas. Her movie's title, poetic in the newspaper ads, is just the first glob in a load of goo.

    December 28, 2020 | Full Review…

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