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Save the Last Dance

Rating:PG-13 (for violence, sexual content, language and brief drug references)
Genre:Romance
Release Date:January 12, 2001
Running time:120 minutes
Cast:Julia Stiles, Sean Patrick Thomas, Fredro Starr, Kerry Washington, Bianca Lawson
Director:Thomas Carter
Producer:Robert W Cort, David Madden
Writer:Duane Adler, Cheryl Edwards, Tori Ann Johnson
Distributor:Paramount Pictures

Description: A 17-year-old high-school student sets her sights on being a professional ballerina, but she has to put her plans on hold when her mother is killed in a car accident and she is forced to move to her father's bleak Chicago neighborhood. Intimidated by inner-city life, she turns to the clubs for refuge, where she meets a young black man who shares her love for dancing. As their mutual respect evolves, they soon discover that peer pressure is a more formidable obstacle to romance than differences in race or class.

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