Tag: ballet

The Blacklist s7 e11 Victoria Fenberg (No. 137) 7.4

The Blacklist s7 e11 Victoria Fenberg (No. 137)

With the help of the Task Force, Red tracks a gifted art forger who has thwarted his plans to sell stolen pieces. Aram's love life becomes increasingly complicated. Liz and Ressler confide in each other.::NBCUni press re...

Honey-1981 5

Honey-1981

The young, naive Annie enters a hotel to spend the night - without knowing that it's this special kind of hotel, that serves more than breakfast. Curiously she walks around and watches the maids doing their job. She's es...

Penthesilea: Queen of the Amazons-1974 7

Penthesilea: Queen of the Amazons-1974

Investigation into alternative didactic methods and the relationship between independently expressive surfaces and texts. The film is composed of five sequences, each preceded by a quotation....

Mao’s Last Dancer-2009 7.3

Mao’s Last Dancer-2009

A drama based on the autobiography by Li Cunxin. At the age of 11, Li was plucked from a poor Chinese village by Madame Mao's cultural delegates and taken to Beijing to study ballet. In 1979, during a cultural exchange t...

Flashdance-1983 6.2

Flashdance-1983

Alex Owens is a female dynamo: steel worker by day, exotic dancer by night. Her dream is to get into a real dance company, though, and with encouragement from her boss/boyfriend, she may get her chance. The city of Pitts...

Making a New American Nutcracker-2017 8.8

Making a New American Nutcracker-2017

The Joffrey Ballet creates a new version of "The Nutcracker" set in Chicago at the time of the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition.::Anonymous...

Romeo and Juliet: Beyond Words-2019 6.9

Romeo and Juliet: Beyond Words-2019

As members of the feuding Capulet and Montague families, Romeo and Juliet should be sworn enemies, but they fall deeply in love and marry in secret. That very day, disastrous circumstances lead Romeo to fight and kill Ju...

Six Weeks-1982 5.7

Six Weeks-1982

A wealthy cosmetic tycoon and her 12-year-old daughter who's dying from leukemia, strike up a sentimental friendship with a California politician. Since the girl has only six weeks or less to live, the trio fly to New Yo...

Restless Creature: Wendy Whelan-2016 7.1

Restless Creature: Wendy Whelan-2016

Documentary on the great American Ballerina Wendy Whelan...

Mausam-2011 4.7

Mausam-2011

Circa 1992 Mallukot-based Harinder falls head-over-heels in love with Aayat, who has come to live there with her Bua, Fatimah, from Kashmir. Hoping to woo and marry her, despite of receiving romantic overtures from villa...

Center Stage: On Pointe-2016 5.8

Center Stage: On Pointe-2016

In Center Stage: On Pointe, Jonathan Reeves (Gallagher) is tasked with infusing more contemporary styles and modernism into the American Ballet Academy, and enlists his his top choreographers Charlie (Radetsky), Cooper (...

Center Stage: Turn It Up-2008 6.1

Center Stage: Turn It Up-2008

A self-trained dancer from the streets of Detroit finds her way after auditioning for the most prestigious ballet academy in New York.::Anonymous...

Mr. Nanny-1993 3.8

Mr. Nanny-1993

A friend persuades the former wrestling star Sean to do a job as bodyguard for the two kids of top manager Frank Mason - someone is threatening him to get the plans for a secret micro chip. But when Sean arrives at his h...

Hope Dances-2017 6.4

Hope Dances-2017

Hope Douglas has a dream but her parents have thrown her into battle between playing sports and dancing ballet. When a tragedy strikes, Hope has to make a difficult choice that will decide her fate - which way does she g...

First Position-2011 7.6

First Position-2011

First Position follows six talented young dancers (ages 9-19) from five continents as they prepare for a worldwide ballet competition that could transform their lives overnight....

Yellow-2006 5.2

Yellow-2006

Family: a necessary burden. Amaryllis Campos is young and beautiful, a classically trained dancer delivering pizzas in Puerto Rico, living with her parents and her drug-selling chump of a boyfriend, her dream deferred. W...

The Dancing Masters-1943 6.4

The Dancing Masters-1943

The boys operate a ballet school (appearing in drag) and try to help a young inventor sell his idea, to get in the good graces of his girl's father. In their efforts, they get involved with a gang of insurance racketeers...

Seeds of Yesterday-2015 5.9

Seeds of Yesterday-2015

The Dollanganger Saga continues into the early 1990s. After undergoing psychiatric treatment in his teens following his encounter with his now-deceased grandmother Corrine Foxworth, Bart Sheffield has become the sole hei...

The Dancer Upstairs-2002 6.9

The Dancer Upstairs-2002

The story of Detective Agustin Rejas, a man clinging to the hope of an impossible love in an impossible world. Tracking Ezequiel, a delusional anarchist who incites the downtrodden masses to join in his brutal revolution...

The Nutcracker-1993 5.8

The Nutcracker-1993

On Christmas Eve, a little girl named Marie (Cohen) falls asleep after a party at her home and dreams herself (or does she?) into a fantastic world where toys become larger than life. Her beloved Nutcracker (Culkin) come...

Nutcracker-1986 7.1

Nutcracker-1986

The colorful holiday classic is finally brought to the big screen, designed by famed children's story author and artist Maurice Sendak, and written for the first time to be as close as possible to the original story. A l...

Escape Me Never-1947 6.1

Escape Me Never-1947

It is Venice, 1900, and Fenella is engaged to composer Caryl Dubrok until she hears that an unmarried woman named Gemma and child is staying with a composer named Dubrok. So the engagement is off and so is she for the mo...

Shall We Dance-1937 7.5

Shall We Dance-1937

Ballet star Pete "Petrov" Peters arranges to cross the Atlantic aboard the same ship as the dancer he's fallen for but barely knows, musical star Linda Keene. By the time the ocean liner reaches New York, a little white ...

The Tales of Hoffmann-1951 7.3

The Tales of Hoffmann-1951

This a film version of the opera "The Tales of Hoffmann", however it is NOT just a film of a staged performance. 'Michael Powell' & Emeric Pressburger (and the rest of "The Archers") work their usual magic here. The oper...

Billy Elliot-2000 7.7

Billy Elliot-2000

County Durham, during the endless, violent 1984 strike against the Thatcher closure of British coal mines. Widower Jackie Elliot and his firstborn, fellow miner Tony, take a dim view of 11 year-old second son Billy's poo...

Summer Interlude-1951 7.6

Summer Interlude-1951

While waiting for the night rehearsal of the ballet Swan Lake, the lonely twenty-eight year-old ballerina Marie receives a diary through the mail. She travels by ferry to an island nearby Stockholm, where she recalls her...

White Nights-1985 6.6

White Nights-1985

An expatriate Russian dancer is on a plane forced to land on Soviet territory. He is taken to an apartment in which a black American who has married a Russian woman lives with her. He is to become a dancer for the Kirov ...

Assassins Run-2013 4.2

Assassins Run-2013

Maya, a beautiful Russian ballerina, is pursued by the Russian mafia after they kill her husband, a successful American businessman, and financial documents worth hundreds of millions of dollars go missing. Maya is frame...

William Shatner’s Gonzo Ballet-2009 7.7

William Shatner’s Gonzo Ballet-2009

On a cold night in Milwaukee high art meets pop culture as award winning choreographer Margo Sappington (OH! CALCUTTA!, BILLBOARDS) premieres her latest ballet, "Common People", set to the music of William Shatner and Be...

Ballet Boys-2014 7.4

Ballet Boys-2014

Ballet Boys takes you through disappointments, victories, forging of friendship, first loves, doubt, faith, growing apart from each other, finding your own way and own ambitions, all mixed with the beautiful expression o...

The Vampire and the Ballerina-1960 5.6

The Vampire and the Ballerina-1960

A troupe of beautiful young dancers find themselves stranded in a sinister, spooky old castle, not knowing that it is home to a group of vampires.::[email protected]

If There Be Thorns-2015 5.8

If There Be Thorns-2015

It's the 1980s. Brother and sister Christopher Jr. and Cathy Dollanganger, a surgeon and ballet teacher respectively, are the product of an incestuous but loving relationship between their married parents, who were half-...

Polina-2016 6.7

Polina-2016

SPOILER: A young girl from a modest Russian family studies classical ballet. After many difficulties, she succeeds as a young woman to enter the prestigious Bolchoi. However she turns to modern dance, then improvisation,...

Limelight-1952 8.1

Limelight-1952

Chaplin's final American film tells the story of a fading music hall comedian's effort to help a despondent ballet dancer learn both to walk and feel confident about life again. The highlight of the film is the classic d...

A Ballerina’s Tale-2015 6.4

A Ballerina’s Tale-2015

A feature documentary on African American ballerina Misty Copeland that examines her prodigious rise, her potentially career ending injury alongside themes of race and body image in the elite ballet world.::Anonymous...

Brain Donors-1992 7.1

Brain Donors-1992

Three manic idiots; a lawyer, cab driver and a handyman team up to run a ballet company to fulfill the will of a millionaire. Stooge-like antics result as the trio try to outwit the rich widow and her scheming big-shot l...

The White Crow-2018 6.5

The White Crow-2018

Director Ralph Fiennes captures the raw physicality and brilliance of Rudolf Nureyev, whose escape to the West stunned the world at the height of the Cold War. With his magnetic presence, Nureyev emerged as ballet's most...

Ballet 422-2014 6.2

Ballet 422-2014

Ballet 422 is a record of the creative process of a young choreographer Justin Peck, just 26 years old, hired to create a new ballet for the winter season of the New York City Ballet in 2013. The New York City Ballet is ...

Girl-2018 7.2

Girl-2018

Lara is a 15-year-old girl, born in the body of a boy, who dreams of becoming a ballerina....

Black Swan-2010 8

Black Swan-2010

Nina (Portman) is a ballerina in a New York City ballet company whose life, like all those in her profession, is completely consumed with dance. She lives with her obsessive former ballerina mother Erica (Hershey) who ex...