Blu-ray, DVD, Digital Release: I Am a Dancer

Digital, Blu-ray & DVD Release Date: Sept. 22, 2020
Price: DVD $14.99, Blu-ray $22.99
Studio: Film Movement

One of the greatest ballet dancers of his generation, Rudolph Nureyev is at the height of his powers in I Am A Dancer, an intimate 1972 documentary portrait, which offers an unprecedented look at the training and dedication behind his electrifying art.

Providing a unique glimpse into Nureyev’s personality, preparation and techniques, I Am A Dancer includes excerpts from his performances in the classical ballets La Sylphide with Carla Fracci, and Sleeping Beauty with Lynn Seymour; in addition to sequences from the modern ballet Field Figures with Deanne Bergsma, and Frederick Ashton’s Marguerite and Armand with his long-time partner Margot Fonteyn.

Bonus features include the following:

  • Terese Capucilli (Juilliard, Martha Graham) on Nureyev and Fonteyn
  • Skylar Brandt (American Ballet Theatre) on I Am a Dancer
  • 16-page booklet with new essay by arts critic Kenji Fujishima
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About Laurence

Founder and editor Laurence Lerman saw Alfred Hitchcock’s North by Northwest when he was 13 years old and that’s all it took. He has been writing about film and video for more than a quarter of a century for magazines, anthologies, websites and most recently, Video Business magazine, where he served as the Reviews Editor for 15 years.