This seminal dance film, created Powell and Pressburger, in which an impresario takes a ballerina under his wing, deftly combines interpretive dance with drama. This acclaimed adaption of a Hans Christian Anderson fairy tale results in a marked triumph of artistic collaboration and modernity. More than any other film, THE RED SHOES deals with the dangerous, magical process by which art is distilled from preparation and effort.
Region 1 Note: Introductory restoration demonstration with filmmaker Martin Scorsese Audio commentary by film historian Ian Christie, featuring interviews with stars Marius Goring and Moira Shearer, cinematographer Jack Cardiff, composer Brian Easdale, and scorsese Audio recording of actor Jeremy, Irons reading excerpts from Powell and Pressburger's novelization of the red shoes Theatrical trailer Profile of "the red shoes," a documentary on the making of the film, featuring interviews with members of the production team Video interview with director Michael Powell's widow, editor Thelma Schoonmaker Powell, from the 2009 cannes film festival, in which she discusses Powell, the film, and the restoration Collection of items from Scorsese's personal collection of the red shoes memorabilia "The Red Shoes" sketches, an animated film of Hein Heckroth's painted storyboards, with the Red Shoes ballet as an alternate angle Audio recording of irons reading the original hans Christian Andersen fairy tale "The Red Shoes"
Special Edition Audio: English
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