The Red Shoes

Thu. Dec 26, 2019 3:00pm - 4:45pm EST
All Ages
$9.00 - $13.00
All Ages
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$9.00 - $13.00
All Ages
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1948, dir Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger w/Moira Shearer, Anton Walbrook, Marius Goring, 134 min, DCP

“The story is classic: A talented unknown rises in an international ballet company whose director offers her a great future so long as dance is her entire life. When she falls in love with the composer of The Red Shoes ballet score, her career-making role, his expectation that she give up dancing for him clashes with the impresario’s rules. Torn between their implacable demands, she runs out of the theater in anguish and… [Spoiler removed by Brattle]

“So, what is the power of THE RED SHOES—beyond its almost shocking beauty? It’s that each of its elements—camerawork, set design, music—seem to have been created full throttle, the better to sweep us, too, over that parapet in its fevered finale.”
– Sheila Benson, For Kids of All Ages


A "Double Feature" ticket additionally allows admission into the 5:45PM screening of THE WIZARD OF OZ. No additional purchase is necessary.

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Brattle Theatre 40 Brattle Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
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