The Red Shoes

Thu, Jan 13 at 7:30PM

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Proof of vaccination or negative COVID test will be required to attend this screening. Learn more here. Most screenings are currently at 75% capacity. Some screenings will be at 100% and, if so, the page for that event will note that. Masks are required while in all common areas, including in your seat when not actively eating or drinking.

For our January Foreign Affairs screening, we’re proud to present THE RED SHOES.  Free for Hollywood Theatre members!

Shortly after joining the elite Ballet Lermontov, flame-haired ingénue Victoria Page (Moira Shearer) gets the role of a lifetime: the lead in “The Red Shoes,” a new ballet about a girl possessed by slippers that literally cause her to dance to death. It’s an eerie metaphor for Victoria’s own career, as she measures a burgeoning romance with a young composer (Marius Goring) against her desire to please the company’s demanding, possessive impresario (Anton Walbrook). The famous 17-minute dance sequence, a hallucinatory marvel of virtuosic performance, surreal production design, and eye-popping Technicolor cinematography, is considered by many to be one of the finest sequences ever put to film.

Learn more about this tale of art and obsession, and why it's Martin Scorsese's second favorite movie of all time, in our THE RED SHOES Study Guide from Movie Madness University!


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