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The Red Shoes (1948)

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Anton Walbrook Anton Walbrook
Boris Lermontov
Marius Goring Marius Goring
Julian Craster
Moira Shearer Moira Shearer
Victoria Page
Robert Helpmann Robert Helpmann
Ivan Boleslawsky
Albert Bassermann Albert Bassermann
Sergei Ratov
Léonide Massine Léonide Massine
Grischa Ljubov
Austin Trevor Austin Trevor
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The Red Shoes (1948) - Ballet Sequence

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A classic

13 years, 6 months ago at Sep 1 6:53
A few years back, I kept coming across those two names, Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger, and they were always referred as some of the best movie directors ever (Martin Scorsese, for example, is a huge fan) and, supposedly, the movies they made together represented the Golden Age of British cinema. After hearing all these, I started to watch all the movies they made together and, by now, I ha... read more

The Ultimate Dance film!

1 year, 6 months ago at Aug 4 13:51
Renowned director Martin Scorsese considers The Red Shoes as his all time favourite movie, and it isn't hard to see why. The Red Shoes I consider to be the ultimate dance film, and is absolutely beautiful in every sense. The cinematography is fabulous, and the choreography is dazzling. The screenplay is excellent, and as the lovers Anton Walbrook and Moira Shearer head the fantastic cast(including... read more
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Under the authoritarian rule of charismatic ballet impressario Boris Lermontov, his proteges realize the full promise of their talents, but at a price: utter devotion to their art and complete loyalty to Lermontov himself. Under his near-obsessive guidance, young ballerina Victoria Page is poised for superstardom, but earns Lermontov's scorn when she falls in love with Julian Craster, composer of "The Red Shoes," the ballet Lermontov is staging to showcase her talents. Vicky leaves the company and marries Craster, but still finds herself torn between Lermontov's demands and those of her heart.
Release date: 6 September 1948
UPC: 037429128220
Tags: 1940s (11), Drama (9), 1948 (9), Ballet (8), Dancing (7), Romance (7), Music (6), UK (5), Dance (4), Love Triangle (4), Melodrama (4), London (3), Ballerina (3), Musical (3), Rehearsal (3), Backstage (3), British (3), Paris France (2), London England (2), Technicolor (2)
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"FORMAT: 35mm CONDITION: ★★★★★ NOTES: New BFI print produced from the UCLA’s restoration, presented as a preview for the 75th anniversary re-release as part of the Powell + Pressburger season. Noticed a slight dip in audio fidelity in the third reel, magnificent otherwise. DATE: November 12th 2023 CINEMA: BFI LOCATION: Southbank"


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