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The Dancer

The Dancer

A Feature film by Stéphanie Di Giusto

Produced by Les Productions du Trésor

Release in France : 28/09/2016

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Actors (8)

Production and distribution (5)

Co-productions :

Wild Bunch, Orange Studio

Film exports/foreign sales :

Wild Bunch

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Box office: Timeline

International releases (30)

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Synopsis

Loïe Fuller was born in the American West. Nothing in her background prepared this robust cowgirl to become the toast of the Parisian cabarets of La Belle Epoque, even less to dance on the stage of the Paris Opera. Then she invents the "Serpentine Dance." Hidden by yards of floating fabric, her arms extended by two wooden poles, as she moves beneath the stage lights; Loïe becomes a flower, a butterfly, flames, and each night crowds call out for more. This young, awkward woman lacking charm has found her place in this world. She will be "The Dancer." Even though physical effort might break her back, even though the stagelights might blind her.
But her encounter with Isadora Duncan, a prodigious young dancer hungry for fame and glory, will precipitate the fall of this icon at the beginning of the twentieth century.

Videos (3)

08/09/2016

The Dancer

Trailer (English Subs)

19/05/2016

The Dancer

Excerpt (English Subs)

30/08/2016

The Dancer

Trailer (French)

Photos (6)

Full credits (11)

Executive Producer :

Alain Attal

Line Producer :

Xavier Amblard

Director of Photography :

Benoît Debie

Production Manager :

Bruno Vatin

Production Designer :

Carlos Conti

Costume designer :

Anaïs Romand

Technical details

Feature film

Genres :

Fiction

Sub-genre :

Drama

Production language :

French

Coproducer countries :

France, Belgium, Czech Republic

Original French-language productions :

Yes

Nationality :

Majority French (France, Belgium, Czech Republic)

Production year :

2015

French release :

28/09/2016

Runtime :

1 h 48 min

Current status :

Released

Visa number :

142.843

Approval :

Yes

Color type :

Color

Aspect ratio :

2.40

Audio format :

Dolby 5.1

Posters (1)

Director

News (12)

Festival Selections (10)

Cesar Awards - French film industry awards - 2017

Cesar Awards - French film industry awards (France, 2017)

Selection (6)

Best Production Design : Carlos Conti

Best Actress : Soko

Best Costume Design : Anaïs Romand

Best first picture

Most Promising Actress : Lily-Rose Depp

Best Supporting Actress : Mélanie Thierry

BIFF - 2016

BIFF (South Korea, 2016)

Selection

Flash Forward

Awards (2)

Cesar Awards - French film industry awards - 2017

Cesar Awards - French film industry awards (France, 2017)

Awards

César Award for Best Costume Design : Anaïs Romand

Festival de Films Cinémania - 2016

Festival de Films Cinémania (Canada, 2016)

Awards

TFO Audience Award for the Best first feature

Delegations (3)

Presskit (2)

Website