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Interview with Mikhail Baryshnikov, Maurice Béjart and Roman Polanski

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Title
Interview with Mikhail Baryshnikov, Maurice Béjart and Roman Polanski
Names
Baryshnikov, Mikhail, 1948- (Interviewee)
Baryshnikov, Mikhail, 1948- (Dancer)
Béjart, Maurice (Commentator)
Polanski, Roman (Interviewee)
Collection

Mikhail Baryshnikov Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1997
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 321
Topics
Dance
Baryshnikov, Mikhail, 1948-
Baryshnikov, Mikhail, 1948- -- Interviews
Polanski, Roman -- Interviews
Motion picture producers and directors -- Interviews
Dancers -- United States -- Interviews
Genres
Filmed performances
Filmed dance
Documentary films
Interviews
Music
Motion pictures
Notes
Content: Title supplied by cataloger based on the content of the recording.
Content: Following the Baryshnikov interview are two interviews with two unidentified authors recorded for an Italian audience: one with a Mexican writer conducted in Spanish and translated into Italian, and the other with a writer of unidentified origin whose English spoken answers are translated into Italian. The Mexican author speaks about politics, popular literature, and the connection between literature and cinema. The other author analyzes his works and characters (incomplete).
Venue: Recorded France? 1997.
Acquisition: Gift; Mikhail Baryshnikov, 2011.
Physical Description
Videocassette
Extent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (32 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Description
In the first 15 minutes of this recording, Mikhail Baryshnikov is depicted in a few excerpts performing modern dance and talking about his life in Soviet Riga, Latvia and America, the essence of solo dance, and contemporary dance (in English). Maurice Béjart , a dancer and choreographer, explains the style, choreography and the story of a certain dance performed by Baryshnikov, an excerpt of which is shown as he talks, and analyzes modern and classical dance (in French). Roman Polanski, a film director, speaks about his friendship with Baryshnikov, their similar background as emigrants from "behind the iron curtain," and Baryshnikov's tirelessness and energy (in French).
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
French
Italian
Spanish, Castilian
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20203353
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 4276ed80-e862-0131-2643-3c075448cc4b
Rights Statement
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Mikhail Baryshnikov, Maurice Béjart and Roman Polanski" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1997. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/52e9c820-e862-0131-243b-3c075448cc4b

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Mikhail Baryshnikov, Maurice Béjart and Roman Polanski" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 2, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/52e9c820-e862-0131-243b-3c075448cc4b

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1997). Interview with Mikhail Baryshnikov, Maurice Béjart and Roman Polanski Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/52e9c820-e862-0131-243b-3c075448cc4b

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Interview with Mikhail Baryshnikov, Maurice Béjart and Roman Polanski