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Shall We Dance?

Summary A middle-aged workaholic's incredibly dull life takes a funny turn when he signs up for a ballroom dance class -- just to meet the sexy dance teacher. But when he finally muscles up the nerve for lessons he winds up with a different instructor and her colorfully eccentric class of beginners! And now he'll have to step lightly -- and do s...

Directed By: Masayuki Suô

Written By: Masayuki Suô

Shall We Dance?
Metascore Generally Favorable Based on 17 Critic Reviews
68
User Score Generally Favorable Based on 7 User Ratings
6.6
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Summary A middle-aged workaholic's incredibly dull life takes a funny turn when he signs up for a ballroom dance class -- just to meet the sexy dance teacher. But when he finally muscles up the nerve for lessons he winds up with a different instructor and her colorfully eccentric class of beginners! And now he'll have to step lightly -- and do s...

Directed By: Masayuki Suô

Written By: Masayuki Suô

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Metascore
Generally Favorable Based on 17 Critic Reviews
68
71% Positive
12 Reviews
18% Mixed
3 Reviews
12% Negative
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Metascore
Generally Favorable Based on 17 Critic Reviews
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71% Positive
12 Reviews
18% Mixed
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12% Negative
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User Score
Generally Favorable Based on 7 User Ratings
6.6
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5 Ratings
14% Mixed
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User Score
Generally Favorable Based on 7 User Ratings
6.6
71% Positive
5 Ratings
14% Mixed
1 Rating
14% Negative
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Production Company Daiei Studios, Nippon Television Network (NTV), Hakuhodo, Nippon Shuppan Hanbai (Nippan) K.K., Altamira Pictures Inc.
Release Date Apr 11, 1997
Duration 2 h 16 m
Rating PG
Tagline He's an overworked accountant. She's an accomplished dancer. Passion is about to find two unlikely partners.
Awards of the Japanese Academy
• 14 Wins & 15 Nominations
Mainichi Film Concours
• 6 Wins & 6 Nominations
Kinema Junpo Awards
• 6 Wins & 6 Nominations