The Red Shoes (Criterion Collection)

Criterion/Voyager (1948)
Drama, Music, Romance
UK | English | Color | 2h 13min
#1815
0
8.3
Special Edition
Blu-ray Disc
715515059312
| 1 disc
Region 1, Region A | Keep Case

In this classic drama, Vicky Page is an aspiring ballerina torn between her dedication to dance and her desire to love. While her imperious instructor, Boris Lermontov, urges to her to forget anything but ballet, Vicky begins to fall for the charming young composer Julian Craster. Eventually Vicky, under great emotional stress, must choose to pursue either her art or her romance, a decision that carries serious consequences.


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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