AN EVENING WITH

TAGLIONI

An Evening with Taglioni is based on a true story. When legendary ballerina Marie Taglioni, the first woman to ever go 'en pointe' retired, her pointe shoes were bought by a fan, cooked at a lavish dinner party and served to 35 guests. 

 

Made in partnership with English National Ballet and featuring 20 of their dancers alongside a principal cast of actors and dancers, including Alessandra Ferri and Antonia Franceschi. An Evening with Taglioni is an independently produced film and was made with support from Arts Council England

 

An Evening with Taglioni premiered at the Venice Biennale 2021

 

Duration: 14mins

Year: 2021

Supported by Arts Council England and Crowdfunding support

Direction and Choreography Jessica Wright and Morgann Runacre-Temple

​Director of Photography Matthias Pilz

Writer Jeff James

Editor Arttu Salmi

Music Frank Moon

A Co-Production between 130 Elektra Films and Jess and Morgs Films

Partners: Here East, Studio Wayne McGregor, English National Ballet

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'Jess and Morgs are an original

and fresh voice in dance film.

Their work is accessible and innovative,

and should be supported'

 

JAN YOUNGHUSBAND

Commissioning editor BBC Music and Events

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