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Pina Bausch (1940–2009)

Pina Bausch was born on July 27, 1940 in Solingen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany as Philippine Bausch. She is known for her work on Talk to Her (2002), On Tour with Pina Bausch (1983) and Pina Bausch - A Portrait by Peter Lindbergh based on 'Der Fensterputzer' (2002). She died on June 30, 2009 in Wuppertal, North Rhine-Westphalia. See full bio »

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 2011 Pina (Documentary) (choreographer)
 2010 Dancing Dreams (Documentary) (choreographer: "Kontakthof")
 2009 Pina Bausch (Documentary) (choreographer)
 2008 Orphée et Eurydice de Christoph W. Gluck (TV Movie) (choreographer: Opéra-dansé de)
 2002 Talk to Her (choreographer: "Masurca Fogo" and "Café Müller")
 1990 The Complaint of an Empress (choreographer)
 1983 On Tour with Pina Bausch (TV Movie documentary) (choreographer - from Café Müller)
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I'm not interested in how people move, but what moves them. See more »


She was influenced by Kurt Jooss, an icon of German expressionist dance with whom she studied. She was also influenced by the ballets of Antony Tudor whom she met at Juilliard. See more »

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