Reviews for Documentary film

  1. Ballets Russes in Documentary film at Selected cinemas

    Marion Jones, Wednesday 19 April 2006 — Performance:

    ‘It’s like a curtain opening and I can see it happening.’ Dame Alicia Markova’s magical words, plus flickering black-and-white film of her taking a long-long-ago curtain call, open a cur… Continue Reading

  2. Ballets Russes in Documentary film at Selected cinemas

    Press Review Clement Crisp, Financial Times, Friday 21 April 2006Performance

    “And, of course, there are the film clips of the Ballets Russes companies in performance. I became damp-eyed as beloved artists were suddenly there as I remembered them.” 

  3. Ballets Russes in Documentary film at Selected cinemas

    Press Review Louise Levene , Telegraph, Tuesday 18 April 2006Performance

    “This pacy, lovingly made film charts the rise and fall of the companies that took classical ballet from Melbourne to Montevideo after the death of Diaghilev, in 1929.” 

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