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The Turning Point

The Turning Point is a 1977 film which tells the story of two women, formerly competitors in the ballet world, who meet again when the daughter of the one who left the world to make a family decides that ballet is what she wants. It stars Shirley MacLaine, Anne Bancroft, Mikhail Baryshnikov[?], Leslie Browne[?], Tom Skerritt[?], Martha Scott, Anthony Zerbe[?], Marshall Thompson[?] and James Mitchell[?].

The movie was written by Arthur Laurents and directed by Herbert Ross[?].

It was nominated for Academy Awards for Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Mikhail Baryshnikov), Best Actress in a Leading Role (Anne Bancroft), Best Actress in a Leading Role (Shirley MacLaine), Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Leslie Browne), Best Art Direction-Set Decoration, Best Cinematography, Best Director, Best Film Editing, Best Picture, Best Sound and Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen.

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