About

Expecting the usual tedium that accompanies a summer in the Catskills with her family, 17-year-old Frances 'Baby' Houseman is surprised to find herself stepping into the shoes of a professional hoofer—and unexpectedly falling in love.

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Directed by

Emile Ardolino

Written by

Eleanor Bergstein (Writer)

Runtime

100 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

Have the time of your life.

Cast

Keywords

daughter sibling relationship sex doctor hotel summer camp teenage crush robbery youth secret love sensuality class differences abortion dance performance family holiday dancing unwanted pregnancy summer romance dancing master mambo catskill resort

Photos

Lists

#405 on Empire's 500 Greatest Movies Of All Time Empire

#93 on AFI's 100 years...100 passions AFI

Awards

Oscar for Best Music, Original Song