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The Line, the Cross & the Curve (1993)

A singer struggles to dance well in rehearsal with her band. A power outage leaves her alone in the studio, reviewing her life, when a mysterious woman appears through the mirror and gives ... See full summary »

Director:

Kate Bush

Writer:

Kate Bush (film by)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kate Bush ... Dancer
Miranda Richardson ... Mysterious woman
Lindsay Kemp ... Guide
Lily Lily ... Self
Stewart Arnold Stewart Arnold ... Male dancer
Peter Richardson
Christopher Banaman Christopher Banaman ... The Four Angels
John Chesworth John Chesworth ... The Four Angels
Vernon Nurse Vernon Nurse ... The Four Angels
Robert Smith Robert Smith ... The Four Angels
Paddy Bush Paddy Bush ... The Devils
Colin Lloyd Tucker Colin Lloyd Tucker ... The Devils
Stuart Elliott Stuart Elliott ... Band (as Stewart Elliott)
Danny McIntosh Danny McIntosh ... Band
Kevin McAlea Kevin McAlea ... Band
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Storyline

A singer struggles to dance well in rehearsal with her band. A power outage leaves her alone in the studio, reviewing her life, when a mysterious woman appears through the mirror and gives her a pair of Red Shoes. The cursed shoes dance beautifully, but endlessly. The singer is drawn irresistibly into the fey world beyond the mirror, where she must redeem three magic symbols from the mysterious woman in order to obtain release from the cursed shoes. Written by Karen Newcombe <kln@sirius.com>

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Mysterious Woman: And this curve, is your smile. And this cross, is your heart. And this line, is your path.
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References The Red Shoes (1948) See more »

Soundtracks

Lily
Words and Music by Kate Bush
Performed by Kate Bush
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Great music, shame Kate can't act!
25 November 2000 | by liz.burrowSee all my reviews

Lovely to see this film during its short cinematic release in Poole Dorset. We had the pleasure of also seeing Kate's short filmlet Cloudbusting with this. Miranda Richardson is the only shining light, acting wise, although the music is glorious. Eat the music is my highlight, with Kate running through squishy fruit, and gradually getting whipped up into a frenzy, and eventually managing to reclaim the line, cross and curve (path heart and smile) needed to escape the trap that Miranda set for her. The tunnel sequence I believe, was shot in a disused section of the London Underground. Come back to us soon Kate, but PLEASE get some acting practice in first ;)


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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 May 1994 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Линия, крест и кривая See more »

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Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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