The story of two women whose lives are dedicated to ballet. Deedee left her promising dance career to become a wife and mother and now runs a ballet school in Oklahoma. Emma stayed with a company and became a star though her time has nearly passed. Both want what the other has and reflect on missed chances as they are brought together again through Deedee's daughter, who joins the company. Written by
Susan Southall <email@example.com>
The generations change. But the choices remain the same.
Did You Know?
Of Shirley MacLaine
and Anne Bancroft
, MacLaine was the accomplished dancer. All of the dance scenes featuring Bancroft consist of her striking dancer-like poses while those around her actually danced. See more
During the Romeo and Juliet "pas de deux" at the ballet studio you can see the cameraman kneeling on the mirror. See more
Oh, God... dancers have such ugly feet.
Black Swan: Pas de deux
(from "Swan Lake")
Music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
(as Peter Ilyitch Tchaikovsky) See more