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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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Credits

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

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