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Only When I Dance (Vida Ballet) (2010)

TOMATOMETER

Average Rating: 7.1/10
Reviews Counted: 12
Fresh: 11
Rotten: 1

Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.

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Average Rating: N/A
Reviews Counted: 4
Fresh: 4
Rotten: 0

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Average Rating: 3.8/5
User Ratings: 817

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Filmmaker Beadie Finzi follows two teenage dancers from the favelas of Rio de Janeiro as they fight to take control of their own destinies by rising though the ranks of an international ballet competition. Should they succeed, it could mean the opportunity to start a new life for their families in a place where there are greater options for the future, and less chances of being drawn into the dangerous world of gangs and drugs. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi

Rating:
Unrated
Genre:
Documentary , Musical & Performing Arts , Art House & International
Directed By:
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On DVD:
Dec 1, 2010
Runtime:
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Critic Reviews for Only When I Dance (Vida Ballet)

All Critics (12) | Top Critics (4) | Fresh (11) | Rotten (1)

Casting is the key here, and Ms. Finzi chose wisely.

July 2, 2010
New York Times
Top Critic

Finzi's lovingly filmed movie draws viewers into the lives of its two young heroes. You don't have to be a ballet buff to be moved by Isabela's and Irlan's stories.

Full Review… | July 2, 2010
New York Post
Top Critic

What's unique to Beadie Finzi's debut feature is what it reveals about the financial, physical and emotional costs of talent.

Full Review… | June 30, 2010
Time Out New York
Top Critic

British director Beadie Finzi follows both dancers to international competitions, where the difficult questions raised by their struggles are set aside.

Full Review… | June 29, 2010
Village Voice
Top Critic

It becomes impossible to take Only When I Dance seriously as more than the superficial account of a frustratingly tentative bystander.

Full Review… | August 22, 2010
Nick's Flick Picks

This excellent documentary evokes considerable empathy for two amazing, dedicated youngsters who prove that ballet is not only for the elite.

Full Review… | July 17, 2010
ReelTalk Movie Reviews

This inspiring, involving documentary traces the stories of two dancers from the favelas of Rio de Janiero in a disarmingly simple way

Full Review… | July 14, 2010
Shadows on the Wall

A wonderful documentary about two young talented black ballet dancers from working-class families and the yearning that propels them.

Full Review… | July 1, 2010
Spirituality and Practice

A modest but genuinely moving dance documentary, which soulfully captures the glory and heartbreak of performance art.

Full Review… | July 1, 2010
Film Journal International

The film focuses strongly on issues of class as well as race.

Full Review… | June 30, 2010
New York Press

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