Dance with Me [WS/P&S] [DVD] [1998]

Randa Haines's dance drama Dance With Me comes to DVD with a pair of transfers. The widescreen transfer preserves the original theatrical aspect ratio of 1.85:1 and is preferable to the standard full-frame image. Closed-captioned English soundtracks are rendered in both Dolby Digital 5.1 and Dolby Digital Surround. English subtitles are accessible. Supplemental materials include a theatrical trailer and a still photo gallery. This is an average release from Columbia/TriStar that will satisfy fans of the film, but offers little for others.
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Special Features

  • Interactive menus
  • Languages: English
  • Scene selections
  • Subtitles: English
  • Trailer and photo gallery
  • Widescreen and full-screen formats

Synopsis

Dance with Me
Randa Haines directed this dance drama, focusing on young Cuban Rafael Infante (Latino singer Chayanne) after the death of his mother. Rafael leaves Cuba for Houston, where he meets his father John Burnett (Kris Kristofferson) for the first time. Burnette is unaware that the young man is his son, and Rafael can't figure out how to tell him. Rafael's mother was a singer on cruise ships where Burnett was a dance instructor. Burnett owns the Excelsior Dance Studio, and he gives Rafael a handyman job there, where he meets and falls for the Ruby (Vanessa L. Williams) a beautiful professional dancer. With the Las Vegas World Open Dance competition in a few weeks, dancers work on their routines, and Ruby aims for the Vegas prize. Rafael partners with Patricia (Jane Krakowski) after Burnett loses interest in the competition, and Ruby dances with her brutish ex-boyfriend, the father of her young son. Then it's on to Vegas. This film features great dance numbers and an homage to Gene Kelly beneath a sprinkler system. ~ Bhob Stewart, Rovi

Cast & Crew

  • Vanessa Williams
    Vanessa Williams - Ruby Sinclair
  • Chayanne
    Chayanne - Rafael Infante
  • Kris Kristofferson
    Kris Kristofferson - John Burnett
  • Joan Plowright
    Joan Plowright - Bea Johnson
  • Jane Krakowski
    Jane Krakowski - Patricia

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