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The Red Shoes

Posted in Drama, Music, Romance with tags on August 27, 2008 by Mark Hobin

PhotobucketPhotobucketYoung ballerina joins an established ballet company and becomes the lead dancer in a new ballet called The Red Shoes. Presented in a stunning 15 minute sequence at the center of the film, the performance is one of the most beautifully filmed in the history of cinema. Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger’s film about betrayal, love and art is a landmark in British film.