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Top 5 Ballet Movies

To celebrate the release of Black Swan, we look at the five greatest ballet movies

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To celebrate the release of Black Swan, we look at the five greatest ballet movies.

The Red Shoes (Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger, 1948)
Adapted from the story of the same name by two giants of British film.

The Turning Point (Herbert Ross, 1977)
A family drama from the man who would later direct Footloose.

Billy Elliot (Stephen Daldry, 2000)
Jamie Bell fights Thatcherism with ballet.

The Company (Robert Altman, 2003)
An almost documentary-like portrait of Chicago's Joffrey Ballet company.

Suspiria (Dario Argento, 1977)
The only ballet film to feature death by razor wire.

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