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Isadora (1968)

A biography of the dancer Isadora Duncan, the 1920s dancer who forever changed people's ideas of ballet. Her nude, semi-nude, and pro-Soviet dance projects as well as her attitudes on free ... See full summary »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 3 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Isadora Duncan
... Roger
... Gordon Craig
... Singer
Zvonimir Crnko ... Essenin (as Ivan Tchenko)
Lado Leskovar ... Bugatti (as Vladimir Leskovar)
... Mary Desti
... Mrs. Duncan
Tony Vogel ... Raymond Duncan
Libby Glenn ... Elizabeth Duncan
Ronnie Gilbert ... Miss Chase
Wallas Eaton ... Archer
Nicholas Pennell ... Bedford
John Quentin ... Pim
Christian Duvaleix ... Armand - a feeble pianist in love with Isadora
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A biography of the dancer Isadora Duncan, the 1920s dancer who forever changed people's ideas of ballet. Her nude, semi-nude, and pro-Soviet dance projects as well as her attitudes on free love, debt, dress, and lifestyle shocked the public of her time. Written by John Vogel <jlvogel@comcast.net>

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The Life and Many Loves of the Most Exciting Woman of Our Time


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20 June 1969 (France)  »

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The Loves of Isadora  »

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| (director's cut) | (original) | (Ontario)

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(Westrex Recording System)

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(Eastmancolor)

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1.66 : 1
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Trivia

The lovers of dancer Isadora Duncan (Vanessa Redgrave)'s included Paris Singer (Jason Robards), Gordon Craig (James Fox) and Sergei Essenin (Zvonimir Crnko). See more »

Quotes

Isadora Duncan: I'm not after my fortune. I'm after my destiny.
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Connections

Featured in Merci Docteur Rey (2002) See more »

Soundtracks

Impromptu in B-flat, Op. 142
Written by Franz Schubert
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REDGRAVE is magnificent!
25 August 2002 | by See all my reviews

Vanessa Redgrave gives a great one in this film. Though I know very little about the real Isadora Duncan it really does not matter for Redgrave is so thoroughly into her character that we think she is Duncan. Redgrave has to rank as one of the great actresses of our time.


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