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51 Ratings

The Waterdance

United States, 1992


Eric Stoltz stars as a young writer left incapacitated by a hiking accident. He is placed in a paraplegic ward, peopled by patients of all races and emotional states. Together with his new-found friends, Stoltz rebels against the hospital system and his own debilitation.

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The Waterdance Directed by Neal Jimenez, Michael Steinberg

Awards & Festivals

Sundance Film Festival

1992 | 4 wins including: Dramatic (Audience Award)

Independent Spirit Awards

1993 | 2 wins including: Best First Feature

1993 | 2 nominations including: Best Supporting Male

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