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Pavlova: A Woman for All Time (1983)
"Anna Pavlova" (original title)

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The film is based on the biography of the legendary Russian ballerina Anna Pavlova. She became an internationally regarded ballerina after her performances in 1909 with the Dyaghilev's ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Galina Belyaeva ...
Lina Buldakova ...
Pavlova as a Child
Sergey Shakurov ...
Mikhail Fokine
Vsevolod Larionov ...
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Victor D'Andre
Jacques Debary ...
Saint-Saens
Georgio Dimitriou ...
Enrico Cecchetti
Pyotr Gusev ...
Marius Petipa (as P. Gusev)
John Murray
Svetlana Toma
Natalya Fateeva
Valentina Reshetnikova
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Gatti-Cassaza
Igor Sklyar
Igor Dmitriev
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The film is based on the biography of the legendary Russian ballerina Anna Pavlova. She became an internationally regarded ballerina after her performances in 1909 with the Dyaghilev's Ballet in Paris and in London. Anna Pavlova eventually formed her own troupe. She made a successful world tour together with Viktor d'Andre, who was her husband and manager. Written by Steve Shelokhonov

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Release Date:

August 1983 (Soviet Union)  »

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A Woman for All Time  »

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$35,000,000 (estimated)
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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Martin Scorsese (who cameos), an acolyte of Michael Powell, originally convinced both Robert De Niro and Jack Nicholson to star in the movie. The legendary pairing was vetoed by the Russian Ministry of Cinema, as De Niro's The Deer Hunter (1978) was seen as anti-Communist, and Nicholson had made disparaging remarks about the Soviet Union in interviews. Nicholson's role was eventually played by James Fox. See more »

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Very inspirational!
2 January 2013 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

In my childhood I watched this film in the cinema and was fascinated by the strong spirit of the legendary ballerina Anna Pavlova with her passion for complete dedication to the art of ballet.

The filming location of this film was at the Ivy House on North End Road, Golders Green, London where she lived for the rest of her life.

For a long time I had a dream to visit this place. And recently my dream came true when I visited her former home at the Ivy House to see the statue of Anna Pavlova sculpted in her honour in 2010 by Hampstead artist Tom Merrifield near the lake where she fed her swans like in the scene in this film!


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