Matthew Bourne’s  critically acclaimed ballet film The Red Shoes is to be screened at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre as part of the 2021 Hong Kong Arts Festival. Photo: Johan Persson
Matthew Bourne’s critically acclaimed ballet film The Red Shoes is to be screened at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre as part of the 2021 Hong Kong Arts Festival. Photo: Johan Persson
Dance

Live ballet filmed in high definition: you feel as if you are there, watching Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake, Cinderella, The Red Shoes, and Romeo and Juliet

  • Love letters to live theatre, the films of four Bourne productions being shown in Hong Kong and New York bring home how innovative the British choreographer is
  • His visual ideas often come from movies, and in the case of The Red Shoes the music too – from soundtracks to the films of Alfred Hitchcock