This timeless classic takes viewers on an enchanting journey into the world of Victoria Page, a talented young ballerina with unlimited passion for dance. With captivating dance sequences, visionary filmmaking techniques, and a haunting score, The Red Shoes explores the sacrifices and challenges of pursuing artistic dreams while delving into the profound power of ambition. Directed by Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger. UK. 2 hours 13 minutes. Not rated.
Introduction by Rachael Gnatowski, artistic & executive director, New England Ballet Theatre. See its performance of The Red Shoes at the Wadsworth on Saturday, October 21 & Sunday, October 22.
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