The Water Dance is an American drama genre movie released in 1992. The movie was written by Neal Jimenez and directed by Michael Steinberg and Neal Jimenez. The Water Dance seems to be a semi-autobiography of the American screenwriter, Neal Jimenez who became paralyzed in an accident back in 1984.
Michael Convertino was the composer for the movie. The movie was shot in Los Angeles (California, USA) by cinematographer Mark Plummer. Jeff Freeman was in charge of the film editing.
The Water Dance first hit the screen in January 1992 at the Sundance Film Festival. It was later released officially on the 13th of May, 1992. The movie was produced under No Frills Film Production in association with RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video. The movie was distributed by The Samuel Goldwyn Company, New Vision Films, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment and other distribution companies.
The movie starred Joel Garcia by Eric Stoltz, Anna by Helen Hunt, Reymond Hill by Wesley Snipes, Les by William Allen Young, Rosa by Elizabeth Pena, Mr. Gibson by Henry Harris, Victor by Tony Genaro, Bloss by William Forsythe, Pat by Grace Zabriskie, Alice by Kimberly Scott, Vernon by Casey Stengel, Cheryl Lynn by Susan Gibney, Candy by Elizabeth Dennehy, Florence by Starletta DuPois, Doctor by Mirron E. Willis, Decton by Badja Djola, Tomas by Marco Ramos, Carlos by David Aguilar, Dr. Harrison by Thomas F. Duffy, Lucille by Chelsea Madison-Ciu, Rachel Hill by Fay Hauser, Starletta Hill by Andrea Young, and other characters.
The movie is an emotional drama about the life of people struggling with paralysis. After a young writer, Joel Garcia (Eric Stoltz), breaks his neck while hiking, he is left incapacitated and finds himself in a rehabilitation center. He is stuck with Reymond (Wesley Snipes) and Bloss (William Forsythe) who are also both paralyzed.
Joel is trying hard to cope with his new situation and the problems that come with it. Top of the list is his relationship with Anna (Helen Hunt), a married woman with whom he had an affair with before his accident. After Raymond reveals a dream that he had about dancing in the lake, the trio learnt that the must all find a way to survive their new reality and make the most of their lives.
The movie blends a deep emotional plot with a good dose of humor. You should check it out. You can find the movie The Water Dance on HDFY.to