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Runaway (2010)

Unrated | | Short, Music | 23 October 2010 (USA)
A romantic relationship between a man and a half-woman, half-phoenix.

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Pavlina Cervickova ...
Ballerina (as Cervickova Pavlina)
Jade Clayton ...
Ballerina (as Clayton Jade)
Romana Novotna ...
Ballerina (as Novotna Romana)
Lucia Senkova ...
Ballerina (as Senkova Lucia)
Hana Riegerova ...
Ballerina (as Riegerova Hana)
Galina Sadirova ...
Ballerina (as Sadirova Galina)
Lenka Bartunkova ...
Ballerina (as Bartunkova Lenka)
Esther Lubadika ...
Ballerina (as Lubadika Esther)
Lucie Pekna ...
Ballerina (as Pekna Lucie)
Petra Slavikova ...
Ballerina (as Slavikova Petra)
Sara Kocanova ...
Ballerina (as Kocanova Sara)
Veronika Zitova ...
Ballerina (as Zitova Veronika)
Nikola Marova ...
Ballerina (as Marova Nikola)
Dominika Horova ...
Ballerina (as Horova Dominika)
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A romantic relationship between a man and a half-woman, half-phoenix.

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Soundtracks

Power
(uncredited)
Performed by Kanye West
Written by Kanye West, Larry Griffin Jr., Mike Dean, Jeff Bhasker, Dwele, Ken Lewis, François Bernheim, Jean-Pierre Lang, Boris Bergman, Robert Fripp, Michael Giles, Greg Lake, Ian McDonald, Pete Sinfield
Produced by S1 and Kanye West
Additional production by Jeff Bhasker, Mike Dean and Andrew Dawson
Contains elements from "It's Your Thing"
Performed by Cold Grits
Written by Ronald Isley, O'Kelly Isley, Rudolph Isley
Contains elements of "Afromerica"
Written by François Bernheim, Jean-Pierre Lang, Boris Bergman
Contains material sampled from "21st Century Schizoid Man"
Performed by King Crimson
Written by Robert Fripp, Michael Giles, Greg Lake, Ian McDonald, Pete Sinfield
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Hip-Hops The Wall
26 January 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

First, my opinion of Kanye West's Runaway is completely unbiased. I normally listen to indie rock, never voluntarily listened to Kanye and never gave it much thought.

Then I stumbled across his website and began to watch the video. I was immediately curious. The story line was intriguing. Slightly confusing at first, but I was definitely interested. The effects were aesthetically pleasing. Selita Ebanks did an amazing (and very sexy) job as The Phoenix. Runaway is a work of art. I would consider it Hip Hops version of (Pink Floyd's) The Wall.

Kanye did a fantastic job. It's not a stereo typical rap video of big booty women, expensive cars and random pit bulls. It's very well thought out, well written, well edited, well acted and the music is amazing.

I also feel the ballerinas should be mentioned as well because that particular scene was incredible and I can't begin to describe it.

I highly recommend watching it for yourself so you can make your own opinion.


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