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The Turning Point

Shirley MacLaine and Anne Bancroft are estranged friends and dancers at the end of their careers, but they are brought back together by MacLaine's daughter who shows real promise. One of many 'post-feminist' films of the '70s, it explores the struggle between family and career. Highly acclaimed, this ballet film garnered an astonishing 11 Oscar nominations and also stars Mikhail Baryshnikov.

Year: 1977
Genre: Drama, Performing Arts, Golden Globe - Drama, Feminist Tendencies, Dance on Film
Country: USA
Director: Herbert Ross
Starring: Shirley MacLaine, Anne Bancroft, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Leslie Browne, Tom Skerritt, Martha Scott, Anthony Zerbe
Duration: 114 Minutes
Rating: PG - Contains low level offensive language.
6.9/10
Location in store: Drama

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