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Save the Last Dance

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Julia Stiles, Save the Last Dance
Michael Tackett

Save the Last Dance

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG-13
runtime:
112 minutes
Wide Release Date:
01/12/01
performer:
Julia Stiles, Sean Patrick Thomas, Terry Kinney, Fredro Starr, Kerry Washington
director:
Thomas Carter
Producers:
Cort/Madden Productions
distributor:
Paramount Pictures
author:
Duane Adler
genre:
Drama, musical, Comedy

We gave it a C-

Can’t we all just get along? That’s the message of this high school dance drama about a sheltered white ballerina (”10 Things I Hate About You”’s Julia Stiles) who goes to live with her father in Chicago’s inner city after her mother dies. As the new kid in a mostly black school, Stiles doesn’t fit in until she crosses paths with an African-American student (Sean Patrick Thomas) who shares her love of dance. Can these kids find a connection? Take a wild guess.

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