Bolshoi Babylon

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  • TV-PG
  • Genre(s): Documentary
  • Release year: 2015
  • Running time: 86 min
The Bolshoi. Symbol of Russia, a national treasure and one of the most famous institutions in the world. Recently, however, the theatre has been in the headlines for all the wrong reasons: intrigue, personal attacks and management changes have created... read more
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The Bolshoi. Symbol of Russia, a national treasure and one of the most famous institutions in the world. Recently, however, the theatre has been in the headlines for all the wrong reasons: intrigue, personal attacks and management changes have created lurid headlines.Now, for the first time, the theatre directors have allowed the backstage process to BE documented. With unparalleled behind the scenes access, the film will pay tribute to the dancers’ extraordinary artistic and athletic talents, their abiding fear of injury and the ruthless ambition needed to survive in the world’s most famous ballet company.

Original Release

09/14/2015

US Release

11/13/2015

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Cast

Maria Allash Self
Sergei Filin Self
Anatoliy Iksanov Self / Self (Archival Footage)
Anastasiya Meskova Self
Vladimir Urin Self
Andrei Budberg Self
Roman Adamov Self - devoted fan of Bolshoi Theatre
Boris Akimov Self
Pavel Dmitrichenko Self / Self (Archival Footage)
Yury Zaretsky Self - Pavel Dmitrichenko's accomplice
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Nick Read, Mark Franchetti

Cast

Maria Allash Self
Sergei Filin Self
Anatoliy Iksanov Self / Self (Archival Footage)
Anastasiya Meskova Self
Vladimir Urin Self
Andrei Budberg Self
Roman Adamov Self - devoted fan of Bolshoi Theatre
Boris Akimov Self
Pavel Dmitrichenko Self / Self (Archival Footage)
Yury Zaretsky Self - Pavel Dmitrichenko's accomplice
Nikolay Tsiskaridze Self
Dmitry Medvedev Self
Grigori Zaslavski Self
Alex Kolton American Reporter / Voice Over
Maria Alexandrova Self

Producers

Simon Chinn Executive Producer
Will Clarke Executive Producer
Nick Fraser Executive Producer
Andy Mayson Executive Producer
Sheila Nevins Executive Producer
Maxim Pozdorovkin Executive Producer
Mike Runagall Executive Producer
Sonja Scheider Executive Producer
Kate Townsend Executive Producer
Katja Wildermuth Executive Producer
Masha Slonim Producer
Steve Bergson Producer
Sara Bernstein Producer
Mark Franchetti Producer
Vera Obolonkina Producer
Masha Oleneva Producer
Vanessa Tovell Producer

Editors

David Charap, Jay Taylor

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