Suzanne Farrell: Elusive Muse Poster

Release Date: February 19th, 1997

DVD Release Date: July 10th, 2001

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 55 min

Plot Summary
Renowned ballerina Suzanne Farrell is profiled in this documentary. Much of the film is devoted to an exploration of Farrell's volatile friendship with George Balanchine, who choreographed ballets specifically for her. Through conversations with Farrell's friends, fellow dancers and spouse, the filmmakers reveal the highs and lows of the unusual relationship between Balanchine and his muse. Extended clips of the ballets that the pair worked on together are featured throughout the film.

Director: Anne Belle, Deborah Dickson

Genres: Documentary

Keywords: 1990s, Love triangle, Husband, Love, Emotional, Rise, New York City, Friend, Spirited


Nominated Documentary (Feature)