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THE COMPANY is "a completely new kind of film" raves Anna Kisselgoff of The New York Times, a fascinating look at the world of dance, with the cooperation of the Joffrey Ballet of Chicago. Legendarydirector and Oscar(r) nominee Robert Altman (2001 Best Director, Best Picture, Gosford Park; 1975 Best Director, Best Picture, Nashville), takes us into the world of the dancers whose professional and personal lives clash as they cope with the demands of a life in the ballet. Neve Campbell (Scream, TV's "Party of Five") plays a gifted but conflicted company member on the verge of becoming a principal dancer at a fictional Chicago troupe. Golden Globe(r) winner James Franco (Spider-Man, TV's "James Dean") co-stars as Campbell's boyfriend, a master chef who provides romance and refuge from the watchful eye of the pompous artistic director played by Malcolm McDowell (A Clockwork Orange).
Very professionally done and it moves along nicely; I felt no lulls, or boring moments. It's an insightful look into the life of a ballet company as well as the lives of some of... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Marcy S. Getz
This movie inspires me to feel uplifted in my body as if I were a dancer myself. Anyone who loves ballet will enjoy this movie. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Sophie B.
Love Neve Campbell, adore James Franco and am absolutely obsessed with ballet, but still did not like this movie. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Shimbalaie
I'm not nor have I ever been a fan of ballet but I happened to catch this movie on TV the other day. The choreography and photography are terrific! Read morePublished 6 months ago by D. Leonard
You have to be a fan of ballet to love this move. There is NO story line but I loved it all the same.Published 7 months ago by David
A classic in the field of ballet. I don't own very many DVD's because I seldom watch them more than once, but I love this.Published 8 months ago by Diane S.
For dance enthusiasts: Neve Campbell beautifully handles the dance scenes.Published 10 months ago by PJM