Afternoon Of A Faun: Tanaquil Le Clercq

Afternoon Of A Faun: Tanaquil Le Clercq Release Date: February 7, 2014

Of the great ballerinas, Tanaquil Le Clercq may have been the most transcendent. She mesmerized viewers and choreographers alike – her elongated, race-horse physique became the new prototype for the great George Balanchine. The muse to both Balanchine and Jerome Robbins, they loved her as a dancer and a woman. Balanchine married her and Robbins created his famous Afternoon of a Faun for Tanny. She was the foremost dancer of her day until it suddenly all stopped. At age 27, Tanny was struck down by polio and paralyzed. She never danced again.

DIRECTED BY: Nancy Buirski

STUDIO: Kino Lorber

RATING: Not Rated

Afternoon Of A Faun: Tanaquil Le Clercq Trailer

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Starring: Michael StuhlbargJacques d'AmboiseMarianne BowerBarbara HorganTanaquil Le ClerqGeorge BalanchineJerome RobbinsArthur MitchellPatricia McBride
Genres: BiographyDocumentaryDramaMusic
Directed By: Nancy Buirski
Runtime: 91 minutes
MPAA Rating Unrated