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Ballet Shoes (2007)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama | Family  -  26 December 2007 (UK)
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The story of three orphan girls (Pauline, Petrova, and Posy), adopted by an eccentric explorer, Great Uncle Matthew, and his niece Sylvia, in 1930s London.

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Pauline, Petrova, and Posy Fossil live with Sylvia Brown, their guardian. Money is tight and as the story opens, three boarders - a garage owner, a retired English professor, and a dance teacher - come to stay. Theo Dane, the dance teacher, has the girls accepted at her school by the formidable Madame, and the three go on the stage to help raise money. Each discovers her talents - Pauline as an actress, Petrova in fixing engines, and Posy as a dancer. Written by Hilary Caws-Elwitt

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Emilia Fox plays the part of Sylvia Brown in this adaptation. Emilia's mother, Joanna David, played the part of Theo Danes in the 1975 BBC adaptation of the same story. See more »

Goofs

The "ballet shoes" the girls wear throughout the film are far too modern for the era depicted. See more »

Quotes

[Miss Jay meets Pauline and Winifred after their Alice auditions]
Miss Jay: Well done, you two. Right, Pauline is to play Alice
[pauses as girls gasp]
Miss Jay: and Winifred is to be engaged as understudy.
Pauline Fossil: [starts to say] What?
Winifred: [interrupts] When I finished my dance, people clapped! Nobody clapped her, there was just silence!
Miss Jay: Dance is important, but Pauline looks right for Alice.
Winifred: She looks right for everything, she always will!
[looks at Pauline and murmurs]
Winifred: Pretty face... blonde hair...
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Remake of Ballet Shoes (1975) See more »

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A Pretty Girl is Like a Melody
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Written by Irving Berlin
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Incredibly good film
14 August 2011 | by (Poland) – See all my reviews

I saw yesterday Ballet Shoes and only what can I say is one word: AMAZING! This film is very intense,romantic and Powerfully acted. Films like that are a masterpiece,i love Emma Watson and her screen play,i think she is a good actress,also plot,screenplay,scenery WHAT A MOVIE!!! Only " Catwoman" i better than Ballet Shoes. It should be in TOP 250 but it isn't , i don't know why? This film has no drawbacks it's PERFECT! Really watch it! Recommend! 10/10 (LOVE) Emma Watson please more movies like that! I love this type of movies! If you not don't watch this movie! It will be a waste of time for you. Amazing,really amazing


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