The Red Shoes (Criterion Collection)

Criterion/Voyager (1948)
Drama, Music, Romance
UK | English | Color | 2h 13min
Special Edition
| 1 disc
Region 1, Region A | Keep Case

The Powell and Pressburger classic is widely considered to be one of the greatest films ever made. Vicky Page, a young ballerina, becomes torn between her love for composer Julian Craster and artistic devotion to her profession, which is dominated by impresario Lermontov. Winner of two Academy Awards the film is visually one of the most innovative and beautiful works of cinema.

Cast View all

Marius Goring Julian Craster
Jean Short Terry
Gordon Littmann Ike
Julia Lang A Balletomane
Bill Shine Her Mate
Léonide Massine Ljubov
Anton Walbrook Boris Lermontov
Austin Trevor Professor Palmer
Esmond Knight Livy
Eric Berry Dimitri
Irene Browne Lady Neston
Moira Shearer Victoria Page
Ludmilla Tcherina Boronskaja
Jerry Verno Stage-Door Keeper
Robert Helpmann Ivan Boleslawsky
Albert Bassermann Ratov
Derek Elphinstone Lord Oldham
Marie Rambert Madame Rambert
Joy Rawlins Gwladys - Vicky's friend
Marcel Poncin M. Boudin
Michel Bazalgette M. Rideaut
Yvonne Andre Vicky's Dresser
Hay Petrie Boisson

Crew View all

Director Michael Powell
Emeric Pressburger
Writer Michael Powell, Hans Christian Andersen
Producer Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger
Photography Jack Cardiff
Musician Brian Easdale


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