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Film ID  ACE323
Article 
Title  Pull. A sculptural dance
Series  Dance for the Camera 4
Part 
Date  1997
Director  Jane Thorburn
Production Company  After Image
Synopsis  One of a series of dance pieces created specially for television: a look at the contemporary obsession with the body beautiful.
Minutes  9 min
Choreographer  Bruce McLean, David Proud, Ashley Page, Jane Thorburn, Mark Lucas
Full synopsis  ACE323.2 (00:00:00 - 00:09:05)
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.

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.
Watch segments  ACE323.2 (00:00:00 - 00:09:05)
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