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Time Out says

Yvonne Rainer's characteristically witty and episodic first feature draws together the different strands of her own work (as dancer, choreographer, director) in a multi-faceted reflection of and on the elements of role playing within role playing. Three dancers, whose emotional triangle provides the film's narrative centre, are observed - from one another's points of view, in rehearsal and performance, public and private, expressing their own feelings and other people's - with Babette Mangolte's tightly choreographed camerawork visually equating Rainer's zig-zagging approach to a central theme.
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Release Details

  • Duration:90 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Yvonne Rainer
  • Screenwriter:Yvonne Rainer
  • Cast:
    • John Erdman
    • Valda Setterfield
    • Shirley Soffer
    • Fernando Torm
    • James Barth
    • Tannis Huill
    • Epp Kotkas
    • Sarah Soffer
    • Yvonne Rainer
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