George Balanchine's The Nutcracker ()

directed by Emile Ardolino
featuring Darci Kistler, Damian Woetzel, Kyra Nichols, Bart Robinson Cook, Macaulay Culkin

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Director Emile Ardolino's final film brings to the screen George Balanchine's famed ballet of Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker. Balanchine's choreography has been restaged by the New York City Ballet under the direction of Peter Martins and features dancers Darci Kistler and Damian Woetzel as the Sugarplum Fairy and her Cavalier. Unfortunately, it also features a smirking and incongruous Macauley Culkin as The Nutcracker. The familiar tale concerns Marie (Jessica Lynn Cohen), a young girl who, at Christmas time, is given a ...

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David L

Oct 27, 2011

Right On

This is the best ever presentation of the Nutcracker. All the children's roles are danced by children and that is how it should be. I find a long-legged, busty Clara difficult to swallow and the little gal who dances on this release is adorable. Macaulay is totally convincing as the young prince and the little brother makes one itch to spank! This is definately the finest "Nutcracker" on the market. Kids up to and over 90 are captivated.

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