Restless Creature: Wendy Whelan
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Film Info
Run Time:90 min
Director(s):Linda Saffire
Adam Schlesinger
Country:USA
Released:2016
Rating:G
Featuring:Wendy Whelan
Description

Called "America's greatest contemporary ballerina," Wendy Whelan is preparing to leave the New York City Ballet after a record-breaking three decades with the company. Having established herself as one of her generation's greatest dancers during her tenure at the NYCB, Whelan seeks out a new challenge with a new piece, Restless Creature. She enlists four young choreographers to each come up with a duet between them and herself. The documentary follows Whelan as she prepares to take her final bow. Restless Creature finds a seasoned master embracing the new with grace and style.

Additional Information

Official SelectionNew York Film Festival, 2016

“As beautiful as any ballet.” – The New York Times 

“Humbling and triumphant.” – The Hollywood Reporter