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Isadora (1968)

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Running Time
2 hours, 11 minutes

Country UK, France

Studio Universal

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Other Titles
• Isadora
• The Loves of Isadora



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Genre: Drama, Biography

Tagline: The Life and Many Loves of the Most Exciting Woman of Our Time

Plot: Based on MY LIFE by Isadora Duncan and on ISADORA DUNCAN--AN INTIMATE PORTRAIT by Sewell Stokes, Karel Reisz directs Vanessa Redgrave as Isadora Duncan in this portrait of the innovative Jazz Age dancer. Born in San Francisco in 1880, Duncan moved her mother and siblings to Europe with her in 1900. Her life in London, Paris, Berlin and Moscow, lavishly captured in this film, communicates her idea that the freedom she expressed in her uninhibited dancing should also be applied to life. But her public acclaim was matched by a life of deep personal tragedy. She was a free thinker who bore children out of wedlock, refusing to marry the sewing machine magnate, Paris Singer, who is wonderfully portrayed by Jason Robards. Reisz uses a variety of camera techniques, which never distract, but capture the full range of Duncan's dancing, which was celebrated for it's flowing free form and condemned for it's almost orgiastic suggestiveness. Above all, it is Redgrave's performance as Isadora that is at the heart of the film's success.

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 Directed by
Karel Reisz
The French Lieutenant's Woman, Saturday Night and Sunday Morning, Sweet Dreams
 Written by
Melvyn Bragg
The Music Lovers, Play Dirty, The Kids Are Alright
 Cast
Vanessa Redgrave
Mission: Impossible, Deep Impact, Girl, Interrupted
James Fox
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Patriot Games, The Remains of the Day
Jason Robards
Once Upon a Time in the West, Philadelphia, All the President's Men
John Fraser
Repulsion, El Cid, Tunes of Glory
Cynthia Harris
Three Men and a Baby, The Distinguished Gentleman, Mannequin: On the Move
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 Music By
Maurice Jarre
Dead Poets Society, Lawrence of Arabia, Ghost

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