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 is nearly past. Both want what the other has and reflects back on missed chances as they are brought together again through Deedee's daughter who joins the company. Written by
Susan Southall <firstname.lastname@example.org>
The generations change. But the choices remain the same.
Did You Know?
replaced the American Ballet Theatre's Gelsey Kirkland
in the role of Emilia. Kirkland withdrew from the picture due to a recurring muscle injury. Browne is the daughter of Kelly Brown
and Isobel Miro whose true life story inspired the movie. See more
When Baryshnikov finishes his continuum pirouettes at the Coda of Don Quixote his hair is all messy. At the Camera cut the immediate new shot he is perfectly brushed and gelled up. See more
[Yuri is rubbing a young ballerina's sore leg
I have weak knees...
I like girls with weak knees.
You just like girls...
Referenced in Bunheads: Pilot
Black Swan: Pas de deux
(from "Swan Lake")
Music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
(as Peter Ilyitch Tchaikovsky) See more