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DAD'S IN HEAVEN WITH NIXON

When Christopher Murray was born he suffered oxygen deprivation which resulted in his autism, although 51 years ago this was a ‘disorder’ still to be recognized by the medical profession.  His mother Janice always aware that Christopher was ‘different’,   and lacking any sound advice or help, was determined that with immense amounts of love … Continue reading

Dalida

  “La vie m’est insupportable… Pardonnez-moi.” (“Life is unbearable for me… Forgive me.”) … this becomes very clear on the very last minute of this biopic of one of the most versatile popstars of the past century. Dalida, or simply Dali, had it all! Born from an Italian family who emigrated to Cairo during the … Continue reading

DANCEMAKER

In our seemingly never ending quest to bone up on American cultural icons that never featured in our British upbringing, we saw ‘Dancemaker’ a portrait of the subliminal Paul Taylor the celebrated choreographer who is possibly the greatest creator of modern dance in this country In the 1950’s even though he was dancing with the famed Martha Graham Company … Continue reading

Dancer

The very first thing you notice about the young Ukrainian ballet superstar Sergei Polunin is his deep set of piercing eyes which somehow seem to unnerve him as much as the people he stares at.  He cuts a striking figure shirtless displaying a profusion of tattoos and his taut sinewy body with perfect abs clad … Continue reading

DANCING IN JAFFA

Renowned world champion ballroom dancer Pierre  Dulaine returns to his home town of Jaffa for the very first time since his family fled when he was just 4 years old. At that time when the state of Israel was established the majority of the Arab population were pushed out, and those that remained became Palestinian Israelis. … Continue reading

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