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PG| 1 hr. 44 min.

Plot Summary
Filmmaker Wim Wenders films dancers in motion as a tribute to legendary choreographer Pina Bausch, who died in 2009.


Director: Wim Wenders

Genres: Documentary

Distributor: IFC Films

Pina (2011)

Release Date: December 23rd, 2011|1 hr. 44 min.

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  • 80
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    The images captured by the film - dancers in theatrical sets, dancers in surreal exterior settings - are deeply scary for their loneliness and pain, and crazily thrilling for the intensity of their joy. show more

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    Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer

    The real 3-D experience of the season is Pina, Wim Wenders' shockingly beautiful and moving tribute to the late German choreographer Pina Bausch. show more

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    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    The film is best suited for dance buffs excited by an unexpected congregation of artistic pioneers. show more

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New DVD Blu-Ray: 'End of Watch,' 'The Paperboy'

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Eric Larnick on Jan 22nd, 2013 4:12PM

Moviefone's New Release Pick of the Week "Pina" (Criterion Collection) What's It About? Director Wim Wenders ("Paris, Texas," "Wings of Desire") tells the story of Pina Bausch, an acclaimed...

What Is 'Pina'? Oscar Nominees 2012 Guide

Posted by
Eric Larnick on Feb 13th, 2012 8:43PM

"Pina"Nominated For: Best Documentary FilmWhat's It About: Director Wim Wenders ("Paris, Texas," "Wings of Desire") tells the story of Pina Bausch, an acclaimed German dance choreographer and...

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