The Bolshoi. Symbol of Russia, a national treasure and one of the most famous institutions in the world. Recently, however, the theatre has been in the headlines for all the wrong reasons: intrigue, personal attacks and management changes have created lurid headlines.Now, for the first time, the theatre directors have allowed the backstage process to BE documented.
With unparalleled behind the scenes access, the film will pay tribute to the dancers’ extraordinary artistic and athletic talents, their abiding fear of injury and the ruthless ambition needed to survive in the world’s most famous ballet company.
Runtime: 86 Minutes
In cinemas from Friday 8th January
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From Friday 15th January
From Friday 22nd January
From FridaY 29th January
‘A candid and dramatic glimpse behind the scenes of the world’s most beautiful ballet company, filled with intrigue and political infighting. Not to be missed'
"Bold, ambitious and gripping"
"Stunning. The Real Life Black Swan"
Caroline Frost - HuffPostUK
“Makes Black Swan look tame by comparison”
“Exposes the beauty and darkness of the ballet company”
"a veritable hotbed of scheming, backstabbing and favoritism”
THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER