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Isadora Duncan: Movement from the Soul (1989)

Not Rated | | Documentary | February 1989 (USA)
The life and artistic development of San Francisco-born Isadora Duncan (1877-1927).

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Julie Harris
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Julie Harris ... Isadora Duncan (voice)
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This unsentimental portrait of the complex and charismatic "Mother of Modern Dance" traces the life and artistic development of San Francisco-born Isadora Duncan (1877-1927). Duncan raised dance from mere vaudeville entertainment to a legitimate art form, laying the foundation for today's modern dance. The first American performing artist to gain worldwide acclaim, she dared to use her medium for political purposes: creating the first choreography to call people to arms, to express the plight of repressed workers, and to agitate for the freedom of women. Set against the social tapestry of turn-of-the-century America and Europe, Isadora Duncan: Movement From the Soul is a study of a revolutionary and iconoclast, a woman who dared to defy Victorian mores through both her art and the way she lived. Illuminating and gracefully crafted, the documentary interweaves the details of Isadora Duncan's tumultuous life with re-creations of twelve of her dances. Spanning the entire range of her ... Written by Dayna Goldfine

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USA

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English

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February 1989 (USA) See more »

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