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Cunningham

Synopsis

CUNNINGHAM is the captivating story of legendary American choreographer Merce Cunningham. The film follows Merce’s artistic evolution over three decades of risk and discovery (1944–1972), from his early years as a struggling dancer in New York City to his emergence as one of the most visionary choreographers in the world. Misunderstood and rejected by the dance world of his time, Merce persevered against all odds and developed a new dance technique and a new way of thinking about making dance performances in collaboration with composer John Cage and visual artist Robert Rauschenberg.

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Starring

Carolyn Brown, John Cage, Ashley Chen, Julie Cunningham

Directed by

Alla Kovgan

Written by

Alla Kovgan

Country Of Origin

Germany, France, USA

Language

English

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