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123 Ratings

And Then We Danced

Directed by Levan Akin
Sweden, Georgia, 2019
Drama, LGBT+


A dancer on the brink of adulthood falls unwillingly in love with his greatest rival.

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And Then We Danced Directed by Levan Akin
The direction and cinematography focus more on showing than telling in this sumptuous, passionate, and joyful story of discovery and rebellion.
February 11, 2020
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Its dramatic components, fraught as they are, are tepidly delivered. The movie catches fire only in its final scene, in which Merab expresses his rebellion in the language of dance, not words
February 06, 2020
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Though Akin has stated that And Then We Danced was inspired by encounters with activists in Georgia, it’s hard to imagine the film existing without the idyllic influence of Luca Guadagnino’s Call Me By Your Name. But Akin lacks the discipline and the creativity of Guadagnino’s direction—that combination of maximalist tendencies and rigorously self-imposed rules
February 04, 2020
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