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The Turning Point (1977) | Details

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Plot Summary

The story of two women whose lives are dedicated to ballet. Deedee left her promising dance career to become a wife and mother and now runs a ballet school in Oklahoma. Emma stayed with a company and became a star though her time has nearly passed. Both want what the other has and reflect on missed chances as they are brought together again through Deedee's daughter, who joins the company.

Release Date

USA

1977-11-14

(new york city, new york)

USA

1977-11-16

(los angeles, california)

USA

1977-11-18

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France

1978-03-01

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West Germany

1978-03-17

No data

Finland

1978-03-24

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Norway

1978-03-24

No data

Netherlands

1978-04-13

No data

Sweden

1978-04-15

No data

Argentina

1978-04-20

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Japan

1978-04-29

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Denmark

1978-05-05

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Colombia

1978-05-11

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Spain

1978-09-08

(barcelona)

Mexico

1978-09-08

No data

Portugal

1978-11-14

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Spain

1978-12-21

(madrid)

Portugal

1979-02-14

(porto)

Australia

1980-03-20

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Also Known As (A.K.A.)

The Turning Point

(Original title)

Momento de decisión

Argentina

The Turning Point

Australia

Momento de Decisão

Brazil

Повратна точка

Bulgaria (Bulgarian title)

The Turning Point

Canada (English title)

Le tournant de la vie

Canada (French title)

Skillevejen

Denmark

Käännekohta

Finland

Le tournant de la vie

France

Am Wendepunkt

Germany

I krisimi kampi

Greece (transliterated title)

Fordulópont

Hungary

Due vite una svolta

Italy

愛と喝采の日々

Japan (Japanese title)

Momento de decisión

Mexico

Vendepunktet

Norway

Momento de decisión

Peru

Punkt zwrotny

Poland

A Grande Decisão

Portugal

Поворотный пункт

Soviet Union (Russian title)

Paso decisivo

Spain

Vändpunkten

Sweden

The Turning Point

UK

The Turning Point

USA

Am Wendepunkt

West Germany

Certification

Argentina

18

No data

Australia

NRC

(original rating)

Australia

PG

No data

Canada

PG

(ontario)

Germany

12

No data

Finland

K-12

No data

UK

A

(original rating)

UK

PG

(1987, re-rating)

India

U

No data

Iceland

L

No data

Japan

G

No data

Netherlands

16

No data

Norway

12

(cinema rating)

Norway

18

(video rating)

Sweden

11

No data

Singapore

PG

No data

USA

PG

No data

Sensitive content guide

Sex & Nudity

Mild

Violence & Gore

None

Profanity

None

Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

Mild

Frightening & Intense Scenes

Mild

Awards

Golden Globes, USA (1978)
Winner
Golden Globe   1978
Best Motion Picture - Drama
Nominated
Golden Globe   1978
Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Academy Awards, USA (1978)
Nominated
Oscar   1978
Best Art Direction-Set Decoration
Nominated
Oscar   1978
Best Picture
Nominated
Oscar   1978
Best Cinematography
Nominated
Oscar   1978
Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
Nominated
Oscar   1978
Best Film Editing