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Pina Bausch: Dancing Dreams

Cinedans 2023: Pina Bausch: Dancing Dreams

In 2008, one year before her death, Pina Bausch assembled 40 German teenagers for a unique staging of one of her most iconic dance works: the complex and intimite Kontakthof, created in 1978.

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In this fly-on-the-wall documentary, none of the teenagers had any previous training. Nonetheless, they show tremendous guts performing this intimate, sometimes excruciatingly raw piece. With energetic fighting and flirting, the stage becomes a battlefield of the sexes.

This documentary is an account of the 10 months of rehearsal that proceeded the first performance at Tanztheater Wuppertal. It's a discreet yet revealing look at Pina’s methods and at a likeable group of dedicated young people.

Anyone who likes Pina definitely wants to see this!

Program in collaboration with Goethe Institut.

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This movie is suitable for all ages

Production year

2023

Length

95 min.

Event language

English

Country

NL

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Cinedans 2023

From 24 to 26 March, Cinedans once again invites you to Eye with a full programme of the most beautiful, exciting and poetic dance films of the previous year.

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