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64 Ratings


Directed by Karel Reisz
France, United Kingdom, 1968
Biography, Drama


A biography of the dancer Isadora Duncan, the 1920s dancer who forever changed people’s ideas of ballet. Her nude, semi-nude, and pro-Soviet dance projects as well as her attitudes on free love, debt, dress, and lifestyle shocked the public of her time.

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Isadora Directed by Karel Reisz

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

1969 | Winner: Best Actress

Academy Awards

1969 | Nominee: Best Actress in a Leading Role

National Board of Review

1970 | Winner: Top Ten Films

BAFTA Awards

1970 | 2 nominations including: Best Costume Design

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