Teach Me to Dance

Teach Me to Dance

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In this drama, Lesia convinces her English-Canadian friend Sarah to perform a Ukrainian dance with her as part of their school's Christmas pageant. Sarah's father, angry at the growing number of Ukrainian settlers, won't allow his daughter to participate. Despite the prejudices of their parents, the girls' friendship remains strong, and they meet in Sarah's barn to celebrate Christmas Day together. Part of the Adventures in History series.

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Teach Me to Dance, Anne Wheeler, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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  • director
    Anne Wheeler
  • producer
    Vladimir Valenta
    John Howe
  • executive producer
    Roman Kroitor
  • screenplay
    Myrna Kostash
  • camera
    Savas Kalogeras
  • sound
    Hans Oomes
  • editing
    Ion Webster
  • sound editing
    André Galbrand
  • re-recording
    Hans Peter Strobl
  • music
    Maurice Marshall
  • cast
    Nadia Ostashewski
    Christine Lilge
    John Pichlyk
    Heather MacCallum

  • pavlo81

    very nice movie, showing true story of ukrainian settlers - "my wife cried". Slava Ukraini!!!

    pavlo81, 16 Jul 2010

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