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Seven Women of Different Ages (1979)

Siedem kobiet w róznym wieku (original title)
Each day of the week is represented by a ballerina beginning with a young child and ending with an older ballet teacher.
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Each day of the week is represented by a ballerina beginning with a young child and ending with an older ballet teacher.

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Poland

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Polish

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June 1979 (Poland) See more »

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Seven Women of Different Ages See more »

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Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland

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WFD See more »
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Mono
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Seven Women of Different Ages
30 December 2011 | by MartinTellerSee all my reviews

One of Kieslowski's documentary shorts, a behind-the-scenes look at a ballet school/studio. As I've said before, I don't have much interest in ballet, and this film illustrates the main reason why. The dance is less about expression and creativity and more about mathematical precision, sticking to a strict blueprint made up of a small handful of officially sanctioned moves and positions. However, it is an interesting look at the punishing routine these women (and small girls) go through, suffering for their art but obviously finding rewards in it.

Seven Women of Different Ages - 6/10


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