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Getting To The Nutcracker (2014)





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Former dancer Serene Meshel-Dillman's documentary Getting to the Nutcracker captures the blood, sweat, and tears that go into the Marat Daukayev School of Ballet staging a production of the venerable holiday ballet The Nutcracker. The film follows the production from its earliest stages, through the heartbreaking casting process, through the rehearsals and the set construction, and right up through the debut performance.

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Critic Reviews for Getting To The Nutcracker

All Critics (4) | Top Critics (3)

It's an affectionate and admiring collection of moments, but the director's wobbly choreography never locates a dramatic core for this corps' story.

November 14, 2014 | Full Review…

Visually rich and heartwarming ...

November 11, 2014 | Full Review…

This is a sympathetic, even sweet, account, but it's too soft.

November 6, 2014 | Full Review…

Compelling docu about young dancers who live for ballet.

November 24, 2014 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

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