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Roseland

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Roseland

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
Unrated
performer:
Geraldine Chaplin, Christopher Walken, Helen Gallagher, Lou Jacobi, Conrad Janis, Teresa Wright
director:
James Ivory
author:
Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
genre:
Drama

We gave it a C

Or, Floor of Fools. An assortment of lonely characters, ranging from a widow living in the past (Teresa Wright) to a gigolo living in the future (Christopher Walken), take life lessons at the famous Manhattan dance palace Roseland. This early Merchant-Ivory production drags its feet but is worth a rental for the performers, especially Helen Gallagher as a wiseacre dance teacher who has seen it all. C

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