MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 8,818 this week

La danse (2009)

7.3
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.3/10 from 411 users  
Reviews: 5 user | 52 critic

The film follows the production of seven ballets by the Paris Opera Ballet.

Director:

Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb at Comic-Con 2014

Follow our coverage of Comic-Con 2014, direct from San Diego July 23-27 in our Comic-Con section.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 520 titles
created 26 Oct 2011
 
a list of 249 titles
created 01 Jan 2013
 
a list of 8 titles
created 04 Jan 2013
 
a list of 22 titles
created 01 Feb 2013
 
a list of 100 titles
created 1 month ago
 

Related Items

Search for "La danse" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: La danse (2009)

La danse (2009) on IMDb 7.3/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of La danse.
2 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Documentary | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Director: Nils Tavernier
Stars: Aurélie Dupont, Laurent Hilaire, Nicolas Le Riche
Documentary | History | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Ballets Russes is an intimate portrait of a group of pioneering artists -- now in their 70s, 80s and 90s -- who gave birth to modern ballet.

Directors: Daniel Geller, Dayna Goldfine
Stars: Irina Baronova, Yvonne Chouteau, Yvonne Craig
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Director: Frederick Wiseman
Documentary | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Documentary filmmaker Frederick Wiseman takes us inside the Massachusetts Correctional Institution Bridgewater where people stay trapped in their madness.

Director: Frederick Wiseman
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Director: Frederick Wiseman
High School (1968)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Documentary filmmaker Frederick Wiseman takes us inside Northeast High School as a fly on the wall to observe the teachers and how they interact with the students.

Director: Frederick Wiseman
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Renowned documentarian Frederick Wiseman takes an intimate and nuanced look at the Ida B. Wells housing project in the south side of Chicago, Illinois.

Director: Frederick Wiseman
Central Park (1990)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Director: Frederick Wiseman
Near Death (1989)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Director: Frederick Wiseman
Hospital (TV Movie 1970)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Daily activities of the Metropolitan Hospital in New York City, with emphasis on the emergency ward and outpatient clinics. The cases depicted illustrate how medical expertise, availability... See full summary »

Director: Frederick Wiseman
Stars: Eugene Friedman, Stanley Friedman, Robert Schwartz
Ballet (1995)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Director: Frederick Wiseman
Stars: Mitchell Bloom, Julio Bocca, Brenda-Li
Welfare (1975)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Director: Frederick Wiseman
Edit

Storyline

The film follows the production of seven ballets by the Paris Opera Ballet.

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

dance

Genres:

Documentary

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

| |  »

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

4 November 2009 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Dança - Le Ballet de l'Opera de Paris  »

Filming Locations:


Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$14,000 (USA) (6 November 2009)

Gross:

$531,762 (USA) (12 February 2010)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Two wonderful films this year about rehearsal-if you love art you will get it
6 December 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The director of this film, Frederick Wiseman, has the unusual idea that he can set up a camera and a film will happen. The crazy thing is, it seems to work. With no narrative, no drama, and a whole lot of detail, Wiseman takes you through all the nooks and crannies of the Paris Opera ballet, and it is a fun if somewhat long visit. One scene is typical: the artistic director of the ballet is meeting with a very young dancer. She is terribly young, beautiful and speaks French with a very odd accent. Nothing much is said in this meeting, it seems almost completely superfluous; but that is exactly what gives it such charm and interest. You feel like a voyeur to something special and unique. I got the same feelings from watching the Michael Jackson movie, This is It. Now Mr. Jackson's art and the Paris ballet are on two different planets, but the fact that two very moving films about rehearsal have just come out, tell us something about the critical essence of all art. The great artists get to where they are by spending a lifetime practicing. And watching them practice, whether it is in the ballet or on the pop stage, is to see the way it all comes together. Now it would have been great to fly to London or Paris and see these performances in person. But the magic of film is that is brings you there. And in a way, these movies show you something almost all the fat cats miss-real art just does not happen, it is lived.


19 of 21 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
DVD release date? Luidipallas
what to make of the artistic director oneseat
The Music used in the closing credits michaelpanda63
narrative style oneseat
I bet PBS cuts this movie down... ciocio-2
I'd like a 'Pop-up' version of LA DANSE ciocio-2
Discuss La danse (2009) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page