Distinctive: Greenwich Enjoyment has obtained U.S. distribution legal rights to Swan Song, the ballet-themed documentary that will open Lincoln Center’s 52nd Dance on Digital camera Competition Friday evening.
The film – a Dogwoof, Visitor Media, Mercury Movies, and Tranquil Ghost generation, directed and co-composed by Chelsea McMullan – premiered previous September at the Toronto Worldwide Film Festival. Greenwich programs to launch Swan Track in theaters in the fall.
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“Swan Tune immerses viewers inside one particular of the world’s main ballet businesses as it mounts a legacy-defining new creation of Swan Lake, directed by ballet icon Karen Kain on the eve of her retirement,” notes a description of the movie. “The verité-pushed element documentary carefully follows Kain and a team of young dancers drawn from the Nationwide Ballet of Canada’s ranks, weaving Swan Lake’s remarkable development process with personal scenes from the subjects’ personal life as they press towards just one of the most major opening evenings in their company’s background.”
In a assertion, McMullan and Sean O’Neill – producer and co-writer — reported, “We’re thrilled that Swan Music will access audiences in the United States many thanks to the assist of Greenwich Amusement. Swan Track was a rollercoaster trip to make and we’re so excited to share this all-accessibility, personal, adrenaline rush of a film with audiences. We adopted our subjects for far more than two yrs, from their non-public life and into the rehearsal area as they strived towards a job-defining opening night—and we can not wait for audiences to see the natural beauty and the pain of ballet on the huge screen.”
As Deadline noted last August, actress Neve Campbell is among the govt producers of the film. She properly trained in dance at Canada’s Countrywide Ballet University in Toronto, and among the her screen credits is the 2003 Robert Altman dance-themed film The Company. Fellow EPs of Swan Track contain O’Neill and McMullan, Jennifer Baichwal (Anthropocene: The Human Epoch), Nicholas de Pencier (Anthropocene: The Human Epoch), Oli Harbottle (The Dropped Leonardo), and Anna Godas (Participating in With Sharks).
Swan Music is created by O’Neill (LIDO Tv, Crystal Pite: Angels’ Atlas) and Christina Carvalho.
Greenwich’s Andy Bohn negotiated the acquisition with Dogwoof’s Ana Vicente on behalf of the filmmakers.
Together with Swan Song, Lincoln Center’s Dance on Camera lineup consists of Obsessed with Mild, directed by Sabine Krayenbühl and Zeva Oelbaum. The documentary explores the job of Loïe Fuller, a groundbreaking determine in dance and phase lighting, who received famed about the turn of the 20th century. Fuller’s get the job done is reported to have motivated Taylor Swift, Shakira, and choreographer Bill T. Jones, among other notables.
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