Genre: Drama; Starring: Geraldine Chaplin, Christopher Walken, Helen Gallagher, Lou Jacobi, Conrad Janis, Teresa Wright; Director: James Ivory; Author: Ruth Prawer Jhabvala; MPAA Rating: Unrated

Or, Floor of Fools. An assortment of lonely characters, ranging from a widow living in the past (Teresa Wright) to a gigolo living in the future (Christopher Walken), take life lessons at the famous Manhattan dance palace Roseland. This early Merchant-Ivory production drags its feet but is worth a rental for the performers, especially Helen Gallagher as a wiseacre dance teacher who has seen it all. C

Originally posted February 19 1993 — 12:00 AM EST

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