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DTS Surround; LPCM Stereo
FR, DE, ES, IT
Alexandre Castonguay (Cello); Simon Claude (Violin); Njo Kong Kie (Piano & Musical Direction); Nadine Medawar (Vocalist);
Njo Kong Kie
Stage Director(s): douard Lock
The multi-award-winning dance film Amelia (2002) explores the use of point technique using extended intertwining solos, complex partnering sequences and extreme speed to generate powerful performances with unexpected moments of tender emotion and serenity. Lock uses intricate choreography for both camera and dancers, creating amazing and constantly shifting points of view. The original score, written by David Lang for violin, cello, piano and voice, combines evocative minimalism with lyrics from five of Lou Reed's most famous works, created in the 60s for The Velvet Underground.
"Amelia is nothing but dance, brilliantly shot, relentlessly in your face, astonishingly fast. The lesson of Amelia...is to dance this hard, this fast, this gloriously while you still can." (Los Angeles Times)
"Dazzling and frenetic." (Le Figaro)
'25 years La La La Human Steps' with a production overview, fact sheets and unique video and photo material. On-screen biographies of all the artists and the main creative crew.