Cinema: Love in Blume

ICE CASTLES Directed by Donald Wrye Screenplay by Donald Wrye and Gary L. Baim

Can a teen-ager from a small town in Iowa overcome parental opposition, lack of first-class training, and a late start, rise to a point near the top in competitive figure skating, recover from an accident that blinds her, and then struggle back to her former form, in the process reclaiming the young love she abandoned along the way?

Fortunately, Ice Castles is one of those movies that play a lot better than they read in outline. Obviously the people responsible for...

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