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The glamorous, turbulent life of Britain's international ballet superstar
At age 40, Dame Margot Fonteyn (Anne-Marie Duff The Virgin Queen, Shameless) was one of the greatest ballerinas of the 20th Century. At her creative peak, she was a woman torn between her loyalties to the Royal Ballet and her marriage to unfaithful Panamanian diplomat, Roberto de Arias (Con O'Neill Criminal Justice). Under mounting pressure to retire, Margot's unexpected pairing with young Russian émigré Rudolph Nureyev (Michiel Huisman The Young Victoria) caused a global sensation and created one of the most enduring and stunning ballet partnerships of all time. Also starring Lindsay Duncan (Alice in Wonderland), Derek Jacobi (Endgame) and Penelope Wilton (Pride & Prejudice), Margot is a timeless tale of love, performance, passion and self-sacrifice.
BONUS PROGRAM: The Royal Ballet
Margot Fonteyn and Michael Somes dance scenes from the ballets, Swan Lake, Firebird and Ondine.
Top Customer Reviews
The best part of this pair of DVD's is the bonus disk featuring Fonteyn in segments from three ballets. My favorite is Ondine. For a terrific review of the ballets on the bonus disk, I recommend Ivy Lin's review. In fact, read all her ballet DVD reviews, you can learn a lot from them and be guided to some other DVD's you might like to add to your collection. Expert information.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
I enjoyed the ballet production of Swan Lake. I would consider watching it again because it was so good exclamation pointPublished 1 month ago by Odile Girard
We took our 2.5 yr old granddaughter to the Nutcracker at Christmas. She loved it and this movie is her favorite!!
Older performance which can't compare with current. Than again I don't even watch ballet.Published 5 months ago by johnny
My 4 year old watched it over and over. I enjoyed watching it with her. Beautiful performance.Published 7 months ago by Jennifer Haggerty