The story of two women whose lives are dedicated to ballet. Deedee left her promising dance career to become a wife and mother and now runs a ballet school in Oklahoma. Emma stayed with a company and became a star though her time has nearly passed. Both want what the other has and reflect on missed chances as they are brought together again through Deedee's daughter, who joins the company.
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A moving story. A romantic story. A story of envy, hatred, friendship, triumph and love.
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Did You Know?
was on the board of directors at 20th Century-Fox and the script treatment was sent to her for her reaction. Director Herbert Ross
said: "Grace loved the story, and said she'd come out of retirement to play the ballet dancer who opts for marriage. Then Grace showed the script to Prince Rainier and he told her he didn't want her to go back to work". See more
When everybody is warming up on stage before the Gala Performance, you can see Baryshnikov practicing his jumps for "Le Corsaire" and is already wearing the costume. However, the program shows that he first dances the Grand Pas de Deux of Sleeping Beauty. See more
I'm on the pill... just in case.
Sleeping Beauty Ballet: Pas de deux (Aurora's Wedding)
Music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
(as Peter Ilyitch Tchaikovsky) See more