This Week in Foreign Film

by Alan Rapp on August 25, 2008

in Film News & Trailers

  • Title: Ballet Shoes
  • IMDB: link

Emma Watson, Yasmin Paige, and Lucy Boynton star as orphans in London during the 1930’s who are adopted by a mostly absent eccentric explorer (Richard Griffiths) and find themselves raised in the theater where they learn to sing and dance.  Emilia Fox, Victoria Wood, Marc Warren, and Gemma Jones also star.  The film, adapted from the Noel Streatfeild novel and originally shot for BBC, is getting a small American theatrical run in select cities (check here to see if your city is on the list) beginning on Tuesday.  Check out the official site.

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