Ballet Adagio

This short film by Norman McLaren is a slow-motion study of the pas de deux adagio, one of the most exacting dances of classical ballet. A ballet originally choreographed by the Russian ballet master Asaf Messerer is performed for this film by the internationally known Canadian pair David and Anna Marie Holmes, to the music of Albinoni's Adagio.

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Film Credits

director
Norman McLaren
animation
Norman McLaren
producer
Norman McLaren
photography
Jacques Fogel
Douglas Kiefer
sound
Ron Alexander

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