Monday 18th March
Valérie Müller/Angelin Preljocaj
Polina, a gifted Bolshoi ballerina, falls in love with a French dancer who introduces her to contemporary dance and leads her to travel the world. Once there she is quickly forced to grapple with the realisation that determination and hard work don’t always lead to success.
Timo Obergӧker, Professor of French & Francophone Cultural Studies at the University of Chester
What the Critics say…
“This coming-of-age tale boasts beautifully shot dance sequences and strong performances.” Simran Hans, The Guardian
Preceded by an entry from the 2019 Chester Animation Festival:
APPLE OF MY EYE
In a strange land two creatures fight over the last scrap of food.