10/23/15

Roy 's Ballet Info Page

This time: Movies about ballet

The Red Shoes [NR](1948) Moira Shearer.
Based on a fairytale.
Trailer
Netflix
The Tales of Hoffmann [NR] (1951) Moira Shearer, Robert Helpmann, Léonide Massine
Film adaptation of an opera
Trailer
Netflix
Invitation to the Dance [NR] (1956) Gene Kelley
"three entirely different stories are told though dancing. Words are not used and the style of dancing is different for each part." Some animation.
Video clip
Trailer
The Turning Point [PG] (1977) Shirley MacLaine
and Introducing Mikhail Baryschnikov
Trailer
Netflix
White Nights [PG-13] (1985) Mikhail Baryshnikov, Gregory Hines
Ballet meets Tap
Trailer
Netflix
Dancers [PG] (1987) Mikhail Baryshnikov, Alessandra Ferri, Julie Kent
About filming Giselle
Trailer
The Dancer - Dansaren [NR] (1994) Katja Bjorner
"a film about ballet that is as beautiful as ballet"
Video
Netflix
Center Stage [PG-13](1999)
12 dance students trying for the big time.
Trailer
Netflix
Billy Elliot [R for language] (2000)
Boys can dance,too.
Video (1/12)
Netflix
The Company[PG-13] (2003) Neve Campbell
Difficulties in becoming a principal dancer.
Trailer
Netflix
Angelina Ballerina: In the Wings [NR] (2004)About a mouse
Relive your youth :=)
Netflix
Save The Last Dance 2 [PG-13] (2006)
Do ballet and hip-hop mix?
Netflix
Video clip
Ballet Shoes [PG] (2007) Emma Watson
In 1930's London, three orphans have different destinies.
Trailer
Netflix
Dancing with Time (2007)
Four German dancers in their 70's return to dance.
Trailer in German
Wikipedia
Morristown: A Ballerina Love Story (2008)
About the troubles of a dance teacher.
Video clip
Amazon
Center Stage: Turn It Up [PG-13] (2008)
A more modern "Center Stage"
Trailer
Netflix
Mao's Last Dancer[NR] (2009)
Based on the story of a real Chinese dancer.
Trailer
Netflix
Dance Subaru! (2009 in Japan)
Can a cabaret dancer become a ballerina?
Trailer in Japanese
Part 1/13 with subtitles
TuTuMUCH (2010)
Who will get into the professional ballet school?
Trailer
Netflix
Ballerina(2009)
" a portrait of five Russian ballerinas from the Mariinsky Theatre"
Trailer
Netflix
The Children of Theatre Street (2007)
Complete!
Netflix
And there are hundreds of films of ballet performances.

And there are many documentaries about ballet companies and dancers.