Bard SummerScape presents
Film: The Red Shoes
Friday, July 12, 2013
Still from Pierrot le fou.
Image courtesy of Photofest.
Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger, 1948, UK, 132 minutes
One of the great color films, The Red Shoes
is adapted from a Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale and takes the Ballets Russes as a model for total commitment to art (Diaghilev’s pupil Léonide Massine helped to choreograph the central dance sequence). 35mm restored print courtesy of the UCLA Film & Television Archive. Preservation funding provided by The Film Foundation and the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.
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