Darling

Darling

2DCS/ES
Director:Birgitte Stærmose
Cast:Gustaf Skarsgård, Danica Curcic, Ulrich Thomsen, Astrid Grarup Elbo
Length:103 minutes
Genre:Drama

Director: Birgitte Stærmose  •  Scenario: Kim Fupz Aakeson  •  Cast: Gustaf Skarsgård, Danica Curcic, Ulrich Thomsen, Astrid Grarup Elbo

Darling is a world-famous Danish ballerina. After a long absence, she and her husband Frans return to the Royal Danish Ballet in Copenhagen to perform the classic ballet "Giselle". She will dance the title role with Frans as choreographer. During a rehearsal, Darling collapses in pain. Try as she may to deny it, the prognosis is clear: her hip is irreparably damaged. She will never dance again. Her professional life, her world, is in ruins. But Darling refuses to let go. She decides to train her replacement, a young ballerina named Polly, to make Polly the Giselle she can no longer be. But as Polly becomes the center of attention, of Frans' attention, Darling's emotional stability begins to unravel.

Length: 103 min

Year: 2017

Country of origin:

  • Denmark

Director: Birgitte Stærmose  •  Scenario: Kim Fupz Aakeson  •  Cast: Gustaf Skarsgård, Danica Curcic, Ulrich Thomsen, Astrid Grarup Elbo

Darling is a world-famous Danish ballerina. After a long absence, she and her husband Frans return to the Royal Danish Ballet in Copenhagen to perform the classic ballet "Giselle". She will dance the title role with Frans as choreographer. During a rehearsal, Darling collapses in pain. Try as she may to deny it, the prognosis is clear: her hip is irreparably damaged. She will never dance again. Her professional life, her world, is in ruins. But Darling refuses to let go. She decides to train her replacement, a young ballerina named Polly, to make Polly the Giselle she can no longer be. But as Polly becomes the center of attention, of Frans' attention, Darling's emotional stability begins to unravel.

Year: 2017

Country of origin:

  • Denmark
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