Pull. A sculptural dance

CollaboratorsJane Thorburn (Director), McLean, B. (Choreographer), David Proud (Choreographer), Ashley Page (Choreographer), Jane Thorburn (Choreographer) and Mark Lucas (Choreographer)
One line synopsisOne of a series of dance pieces created specially for television: a look at the contemporary obsession with the body beautiful.

Posed men and women being moved across the screen, either on large coloured panels, or revealed by those being moved. Panels being moved; words say "Flexible spaces for redundant gestures flexible spaces for redundant gestures". Dancers in a variety of costume, poses, and movements. "Fit in a space keep fit in a space." Dancers in a variety of costume, poses, and movements. "Gymnasiums but no sexariums gymnasiums but no sexaraiums." Dancers in a variety of costume, poses, and movements, including use of gymnasium rings. Credits.

Production companyAfter Image
Running time9 minutes
Full credits

A collaborative work by Bruce McLean,
David Proud,
Ashley Page,
Jane Thorburn,
Mark Lucas.
Music David A Stewart;
Lighting camera Terry Flaxton;
Electrician Keith Osborn
Hats Flora McLean;
Performers: Ashley Page,
Christina McDermott,
Kevin Atherton,
Michelle LeGare,
Bruce McLean,
David Proud.
Executive Producers for the Arts Council of England and the BBC
Rodney Wilson,
Bob Lockyer.
An After Image production for the BBC and the Arts Council of England.
© BBC and Arts Council of England MCMXCVII.

Film segmentPull. A sculptural dance - ACE323.2
Web address (URL)https://player.bfi.org.uk/free

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