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Gotta Dance

By Grace Montgomery, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 11+

Upbeat docu about senior dance team has mild swearing.

Movie NR 2009 93 minutes
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Uplifting and inspiring, this fun documentary is a great mood booster, especially for an older crowd. Each dancer in Gotta Dance is hardworking and persistent, and it's wonderful to watch their personalities and confidence bloom. It's also refreshing to see a film that champions older women and their bodies and shows that age really is just a number.

But younger viewers will most likely lose interest in this film fairly quickly, as there's not a lot of action and the same themes are repeated throughout. Even some adult viewers may tire of the film's messages, which aren't very complex. But parents and grandparents looking for a fun and frothy watch should give it a try.

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