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English National Ballet
Akram Khan's Giselle

Available from 25 April 2018

From Wednesday 25 April 2018

‘A masterpiece of 21st century dance'

Daily Mail

Hailed as ‘a masterpiece of 21st century dance’ from English National BalletAkram Khan’s Giselle comes to cinemas for the first time in 2018, giving ballet fans the opportunity to see this award-winning production in glorious high definition on the big screen. One of the greatest romantic ballets, Giselle has been re-imagined by celebrated choreographer Akram Khan with Artistic Director and Lead Principal of English National Ballet, Tamara Rojo, dancing the role of Giselle, one of a community of migrant workers cast out of their jobs in a condemned garment factory. With staging and costumes by Academy Award-winning Tim Yip (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon), the ballet has won an Olivier Award and the South Bank Sky Arts Award for English National Balletreceived rapturous 5-star reviews and was sold out when performed at London’s Sadler’s Wells. Filmed live at the Liverpool Empire in October 2017, Akram Khan’s Giselle is directed for the screen by Ross McGibbon.

Co-produced by Manchester International Festival and Sadler’s Wells. Supported using public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England.

 

Production Information

  • Territory rights: WORLDWIDE
  • Recorded Ballet
  • Running time 105 minutes
  • Available from Wednesday 25 April 2018
  • Release dates vary by territory
  • 2K | 2D | 5.1 sound | DCP