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The Heart Dances

Feature documentary (98 mins), 2018

The Heart Dances
The journey of The Piano: the ballet
(feature documentary)

Director, Producer

An iconic film is re-imagined by celebrated Czech dancers Jiří and Otto Bubeníček for the Royal New Zealand Ballet, setting the stage for a voyage into uncharted territory for everyone involved. 


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“a compelling, engaging and often spectacular look at a real-life drama”

★★★★★ 5 stars 

Graeme Tuckett, Stuff

"everything a big screen documentary should be, aesthetically pleasing and culturally relevant... a triumph.”

Richard Swainson, Radio New Zealand

International Festival of Films on Art (FIFA) 2020, Official Selection

Naples International Film Festival 2019 WINNER, FOCUS ON THE ARTS AWARD

Choreoscope International Dance Film Festival of Barcelona 2019

Sydney Film Festival 2019

New Zealand International Film Festival 2018

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