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The Gymnast (Exclusive to Amazon.co.uk) [DVD]

Dreya Weber , Addie Yungmee    Suitable for 15 years and over   DVD
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (18 customer reviews)
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  • Actors: Dreya Weber, Addie Yungmee
  • Format: PAL
  • Region: Region 2 (This DVD may not be viewable outside Europe. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Classification: 15
  • Studio: TLA Releasing
  • DVD Release Date: 29 Nov 2010
  • Run Time: 98 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (18 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B0041OBIJ8
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 12,825 in DVD & Blu-ray (See Top 100 in DVD & Blu-ray)

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Winner of 28 awards, The Gymnast explores the explosive relationship between two headstrong women - driven by their passion for excellence and, ultimately, each other. Already battling with a loveless marriage, Gymnast Jane (Dreya Weber, Lovely & Amazing) finds herself with little to live for after a devastating injury ends her competitive career but sparks soon fly when she finds herself drawn to an attractive female aerial performer. As the stunning pair join forces and prepares to audition their act for a Las Vegas show, the gravitational pull between the women becomes increasingly unavoidable. A visually stunning and intensely emotional experience, The Gymnast is a truly compelling lesbian love story fully deserved of its widespread acclaim.

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29 of 31 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars inspired 2 Dec 2007
By RD VINE VOICE
Format:DVD
An absolutely beautiful and breath-taking movie. Jane is a former Gymnast who is caught in a loveless marraige and seems rather lost in life. One day she meets Nicole who convinces her to try out an aerial act requiring skill and grace. Her partner in this act is Selena, a closeted lesbian. Even before Jane knows about this a bond and attraction is forms between the two women. There are several complicating factors, besides Jane's marraige!
With the backdrop of the gymnastic type stuff it's a bittersweet love story worthy of praise. I just don't understand why all the lesbian movies worth watching have what feel like 'in the air' endings. Probably my one and only gripe with the movie.
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7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The Gymnast 11 April 2011
By Shelley
Format:DVD
I thoroughly enjoyed the film, the silk sequences and aerialist routines were amazing to watch, and thought it was a very inspiring film. Dreya Weber - You Rock!!..
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars A hidden gem! 5 Sep 2011
Format:DVD
I bought this film out of pure curiosity and was pleased by the choice. It is a love story but based around two different women who share a common goal of putting together an aerial act for Las Vegas. They do all of their own stunts and still act their roles very well indeed. They are certainly not wooden. Worth watching.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Loved this film! Loved this film! Loved this film! 18 April 2012
Format:DVD|Verified Purchase
I've always loved Ms Weber as an actress since seeing her in the film "Everything's Relative". Her characters always come over as confident on the outside, but very vulnerable and loveable on the inside. This film is wonderful. She plays a woman who is in a marriage that really is a sham - he's a pig, and she seems to be just the little wifey. She is an injured gymnast, but keeps running and keeping fit, and working as a masseur. After going into her local gym she meets a woman who has an idea for aerial acrobatic act with another woman, and they hit it off immediately. The growth of love and attraction between these two women was lovely, and the aerial act when they performed it was breathtaking. Is there a happy ending? Watch it and find out.
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23 of 26 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Sensual dance in mid-air 30 Oct 2007
Format:DVD
If you like watching perfect well-trimmed bodies floating gracefully in air I recommend this film. Very scenic. The shots seem like pictures full of colour and hidden movement.
There's not much dialogue but it seemed fine. The emphasis is on these two bodies that interact in a sensual dance in mid-air and through it realise that love is just right there to be discovered and savoured.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The Gymnast 2 Aug 2011
By Tigris
Format:DVD|Verified Purchase
A love story of two women,(one married and straight, one lesbian), who meet each other due to a Gymnastic Teacher combining the art of choreography, strength and gymnastics.

I think I've watched this dvd 3 or 4 times now.

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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Inspired 19 May 2011
Format:DVD
The Gymnast is a inspired film, missing most of the cliches that many gay films feel they need to rely these days. What is left is a intoxicating film that is beautifully subtle in its intentions, even in the closing credits.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars The Gymnast 24 Sep 2011
By V. Eden
Format:DVD
Very watchable and based around the kind of stuff that Dreya Weber performs for the likes of Pink / Cher / Madonna etc. Well worth a watch. In fact I'm going to watch it again as I enjoyed so much!
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
It was great story line to the film it was well worth watching again and again
Published 2 days ago by Paulclarke
5.0 out of 5 stars This is a good movie
Enjoyed seeing Dreya Weber once again she is a girl that goes after what she wants for sure.Wow!
Ned Farr is a lucky Guy.
Published 3 months ago by amanda jones
4.0 out of 5 stars UNUSUAL
NOT WHAT I EXPECTED,ABSOLUTELY FASCINATING. STARTS SLOW. THE SKILLS BY THE ACTRESSES IS AMAZING !! BRILLIANT TO WATCH. A REALLY GOOD STORY LINE.
Published 10 months ago by FANNYANN
1.0 out of 5 stars never gets going
sorry i don't get the hype. Apart from dreyer webber havin an awesome bod theres nothing else worth watching it for!!. If i missed the chemistry i blinked. Read more
Published 21 months ago by rachel.007
3.0 out of 5 stars A bit of a Dance.....
Story line was okay. Not sure on the actresses not much chemistry between them. Okay film to add to your collection but there are better films out there in this genre.
Published on 11 Jun 2012 by ChrisyN
5.0 out of 5 stars Quality gay movie
Loved this movie ( see also a marine story that's also excellent). It's a gay love story simple as that but with good acting and bodies to die for. Read more
Published on 12 Feb 2012 by Ac Legge
5.0 out of 5 stars Stunning & moving film
A great film with moving moments. Enjoyed the whole thing and kept my attention throughout. Wonderful acting and very tastefully shown. Would recommend this one.
Published on 23 Aug 2011 by Alida Sunderland
2.0 out of 5 stars same old same old!
I have to disagree with most of the other revievers, with regard to this film!
First of all the gymnastics are great to watch. Read more
Published on 10 July 2011 by Kindle Customer
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