Slow Dancing in the Big City
Slow Dancing in the Big City is a 1978 film directed by John G. Avildsen and starring Paul Sorvino and Anne Ditchburn. This was the first film made by Avildsen after 1976's Rocky won Academy Awards for Best Picture and Best Director. It has never been released on video or DVD.
Lou Friedlander (Paul Sorvino) is a popular columnist for the New York Daily News, writing about the little people of bustling New York City while befriending a street boy named Marty (Adam Gifford). His life changes dramatically upon falling in love with neighbor Sarah Gantz (Anne Ditchburn), a young ballerina who had just discovered she is stricken with a debilitating condition that will eventually force her to quit dancing.
|contentLocation||New York City|
|director||John G. Avildsen|
|editor||John G. Avildsen|
|keywords||anne ditchburn falling in love little people new york daily news write|