• Publication date: January 16, 2014

Save the Last Dance

A white girl moves to Chicago, where her new boyfriend is a black teen from the South Side with a rough, semi-criminal past.

Program data

Duration: 120

Production Year: 2001

MBC Max:

December 28, 2015 14:00 (KSA) ~ December 28, 2015 13:00 (CLT)

Sara wants to be a ballerina, but her dreams are cut short by the sudden death of her mother.

Sara is now forced to move from her middle class predominantly white neighbourhood in with her father, who lives on the other side of town, in a predominantly black neighbourhood.

As Sara enters her new school she finds she is one of the few White students there but finds friend in Chenille.

But when Sara falls in love with Chenille's brother, Derek, things get out of control as race issues, gang life and Sara’s dream of dancing all collide and turn her life upside down.

Starring:

  • Julia Stiles
  • Sean Patrick Thomas
  • Kerry Washington
  • Terry Kinney

Directed by:Thomas Carter

Rating: PG-13 for violence, sexual content, language and brief drug references