La Danse: The Paris Opera Ballet

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Release Date: November 4, 2009 (limited)

2h 39m | Documentary


The Paris Opera Ballet is one of the world's great ballet companies. The film follows the rehearsals and performances of seven ballets: Genus by Wayne McGregor, Le Songe de Medée by Angelin Preljocaj, La Maison de Bernarda by Mats Ek, Paquita by Pierre Lacotte, Casse Noisette by Rudolph Nureyev, Orphée and Eurydice by Pina Bausch, and Romeo and Juliette by Sasha Waltz. The film shows the work involved in administering the company and the coordinated and collaborative work of choreographers, ballet masters, dancers, musicians, and costume, set, and lighting designers.

Director: Frederick Wiseman
Studio: Zipporah Films
Producer(s): Frederick Wiseman

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