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Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks (film)

Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks is a 2014 Hungarian-American[1] comedy-drama film starring Gena Rowlands and Cheyenne Jackson alongside a supporting cast including Jacki Weaver, Rita Moreno, Julian Sands and Anthony Zerbe.[2][3] The film was adapted by Richard Alfieri from his play of the same name and directed by Arthur Allan Seidelman.[4] It was the final film of director of photography Vilmos Zsigmond, who died two years after the film's release in 2016.

Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks
Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks poster.jpg
Directed byArthur Allan Seidelman
Produced by
Screenplay byRichard Alfieri
Based onSix Dance Lessons in Six Weeks
by Richard Alfieri
Music byAttila Pacsay
CinematographyVilmos Zsigmond
Edited byBert Glatstein
Docler Entertainment
Release date
  • December 12, 2014 (2014-12-12)
Running time
107 minutes
United States





The film has a 45% rating on Rotten Tomatoes.[5] Stephen Whitty of The Star-Ledger referred to the film as "a very poor movie."[6] Nicolas Rapold of The New York Times wrote "The soppy, instructive story of acceptance feels handed down from another era, though Ms. Rowlands can fire off a one-liner at 20 paces, and she effortlessly conveys oh-my-oh-me adorable."[7]


  1. ^ a b Chang, Justin (16 December 2014). "Film Review: 'Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks'". Variety (magazine). Retrieved 17 June 2017.
  2. ^ Scheck, Frank (10 December 2014). "'Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks': Film Review". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 17 June 2017.
  3. ^ Rothaus, Steve (26 February 2015). "'Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks' starring Gena Rowlands, Cheyenne Jackson opens". Miami Herald. Retrieved 17 June 2017.
  4. ^ Goldstein, Gary (11 December 2014). "Review Friendship finds its step in 'Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks'". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 17 June 2017.
  5. ^ "Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved 17 June 2017.
  6. ^ Whitty, Stephen (12 December 2014). "'Six Dances in Six Weeks' review: Opposites detract in flatfooted drama". The Star-Ledger. Retrieved 17 June 2017.
  7. ^ Rapold, Nicolas (11 December 2014). "Ms. Self-Pity, Meet Mr. Self-Destructive: Gena Rowlands Stars in 'Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks'". The New York Times. Retrieved 17 June 2017.

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