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The Turning Point (1977)

The Turning Point
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Tom Skerritt Tom Skerritt
Wayne
Leslie Browne Leslie Browne
Emilia
Martha Scott Martha Scott
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Antoinette Sibley Antoinette Sibley
Sevilla Haslam
Alexandra Danilova Alexandra Danilova
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The Turning Point

3 years, 4 months ago at Feb 3 22:49
Eleven Academy Award nominations.
Eleven Academy Award nominations.

This was all that kept running through my mind when I was watching The Turning Point, a thin film that somehow ended up with a lion’s share of nominations at that year’s Oscar telecast. That many nominations on a film this generically plotted, anemically directed and indifferently acted by most of the s... read more
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Description: Deedee (Shirly MacLaine), who now lives in Kansas, chose to marry and raise a family. Emma (Anne Bancroct) kept on in dance and became a prima ballerina. They meet again after many years apart when the dance company comes to Kansas on tour. Peering into each other's lives, they both wonder about the wisdom of their choirces made so long ago. Deedee is trouble by jealousy — a longing for the acclaim she would have received if Emma had not cleverly persuaded her to marry Wayne (Tom Skerritt), another dancer. And Emma, surrounded by her scrapbooks, old shoes, and memories, secretly rues the fact that her career is almost over ... (more)
Release date: 18 November 1977
UPC: 013131307597
Tags: 1977 (2), Drama (2), Romance (1), Women (1), Friendship (1), Love (1), 1970s (1), Dance (1), Spiritual Cinema (1), SnP (1), Ballet (1), Dancing (1)
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