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Isadora's Children
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American dancer Isadora Duncan is famous not just for her groundbreaking work, but also for the tragic death of her two children in 1913. She processed her grief in “Mother”, a choreography about loss and emptiness. A century later, a trio of women attempt to understand and bring this piece to life.

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It’s a pleasure to witness Damien Manivel’s cinema blossom with each new film. Earning him Best Director in Locarno, this graceful ode to trailblazing choreographer Isadora Duncan nests a delicate evocation of grief, artistic inspiration and womanhood. An exquisite encounter between dance and film.