• Pina (2011)

Pina

Release Date: December 23rd, 2011

DVD Release Date: January 22nd, 2013

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.

Cast: Malou Airaudo, Regina Advento, Ruth Amarante, Jorge Puerta, Rainer Behr, Andrey Berezin, Bénédicte Billet, Ales Cucek

Director: Wim Wenders

Genres: Documentary

Production Co: Neue Road Movies, Eurowide Film Production

Keywords: Offbeat, Engaging, Pursuit, 2010s

Ratings & Reviews

  • 80
    Joe MorgensternWall 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

  • 80
    The Hollywood Reporter

    Wim Wenders' stylish 3D mirrors the bizarrely captivating world of choreographer Pina Bausch. show more

  • 90
    Stephanie ZacharekMovieline

    What's remarkable about Pina is how democratic it is, how casual it is about opening up the world of modern dance to people who know, or perhaps care, little about it. show more

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Awards

Nominated Film Not in the English Language
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2012)
Nominated Documentary (Feature)