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Duration: 2 hours, 13 minutes

Ballet drama. Eager young ballerina Victoria Page is delighted at being given the opportunity to dance with the renowned Ballet Lermontov, little realising the demands of its brilliant, yet arrogant impressario will force a tragic choice between her career and her lover.

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Christmas Day 2013 08:50 BBC Two

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Boris Lermontov
Anton Walbrook
Victoria Page
Moira Shearer
Julian Craster
Marius Goring
Ivan Boleslawsky
Robert Helpmann
Sergei Ratov
Albert Basserman
Esmond Knight
Irina Boronskaja
Ludmilla Tcherina
Michael Powell
Michael Powell
Emeric Pressburger


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