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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (streaming video file) (153 minutes): digital, .flv file, sound
  • Publisher: [San Francisco, California, USA] : Frederick Wiseman (Zipporah), 2009.

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Title from title frames.
In Process Record.
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Originally produced by Frederick Wiseman (Zipporah) in 2009.
Summary, etc.:
The Paris Opera Ballet is one of the world́s great ballet companies. The film follows the rehearsals and performances of seven ballets:℗Genus℗by Wayne McGregor,℗Le Songe de Med©♭e℗by Angelin Preljocaj,℗La Maison de Bernarda℗by Mats Ek,℗Paquita℗by Pierre Lacotte,℗Casse Noisette℗by Rudolph Nureyev,℗Orph©♭e 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.. Nominated for Best Documentary at the C©♭sar Awards. Winner of 4th Place for Best Documentary in the Indiewire Critics' Poll.. "If you dońt already swoon over this art form, [La Danse] will make you wonder what took you so long." ́ Kenneth Turan, Los Angeles Times. "In LA DANSE august documaker Frederick Wiseman turns his steady gaze on the titular Gallic dance company to create a sprightly look at an institution adapting to changing times." ́ Leslie Felperin, Variety
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Language Note:
In French
Subject: Dance.
Documentary-style films.
Genre: European/Baltic Studies
Documentary films.

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