Dancemaker (1999)





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Dancemaker is a film that tells the tale of this extraordinary, peculiarly American company. Cutting from stage to backstage, the film looks at the rise of Taylor from solitary child to star dancer to master choreographer. It is filled with both historic and contemporary footage of Taylor's remarkable creations and the wonderful dancers who have performed them. Interviews with current and past members of the company give the audience glimpses of the pain, joy, obsession and love that motivate … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Musical & Performing Arts, Documentary
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Written By: Matthew Diamond
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On DVD: Feb 29, 2000
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Critic Reviews for Dancemaker

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Full Review… | September 7, 2011
Entertainment Weekly
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Full Review… | January 1, 2000
San Francisco Chronicle
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Full Review… | January 1, 1800
Entertainment Weekly
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Full Review… | March 26, 2009
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Full Review… | July 21, 2005
Houston Chronicle
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January 21, 2003
AV Club
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Audience Reviews for Dancemaker


this documentary won a well-deserved nomination for an academy award in 1998. it is about american choreographer paul taylor as he creates a new work to astor piazzolla's tangos. the film also provides profiles on many of his dancers, including patrick corbin and lisa viola.

darryl clark

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