The Red Shoes

feature film, musical, romantic drama, UK, 1948

DIRECTED BY: Michael Powell / Emeric Pressburger

The Red Shoes

CAST:
Moira Shearer (Victoria Page),
Anton Walbrook (Boris Lermontov),
Marius Goring (Julian Craster),
Léonide Massine (Grischa Ljubov),
Robert Helpmann (Ivan Boleslawsky),
Albert Bassermann (Sergei Ratov)

SCRIPT:
Michael Powell,
Emeric Pressburger based on story by Hans Christian Anderson

PHOTOGRAPHY:
Jack Cardiff

MUSIC:
Brian Easdale

EDITING:
Reginald Mills

Synopsis:
A romantic and tragic story about a brilliant young dancer who has to give up everything in order to become a great ballerina… The film is based on the story of the famous writer Hans Christian Andersen. It also won two Oscars and is one of the most popular films made by the Powell-Pressburger pair.

color, 134'

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