The Magic of the Bolshoi Ballet (1987)

Genres - Dance  |   Run Time - 60 min.  |   Countries - United States  |  
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Synopsis by Mark Deming

This tribute to one of the world's great ballet companies features both contemporary and vintage footage of the stars of the Bolshoi Ballet interpreting the great works of the ballet repertoire. Galina Ulanova, Maya Plisetskaya, Vladimir Vasiliev, Asaf Messerer, and Mikhail Lavrosky are among the dancers captured on film in classic productions of Swan Lake, Giselle, Romeo and Juliet, The Red Poppy, Sleeping Beauty, and others.



ballet-company, ballet-dance, Russian [nationality]