Ghostlight
Ghostlight (2004)

For his feature debut, writer/director Christopher Herrmann chose a subject near and dear to his heart. Herrmann had been the biographer and a close friend of renowned choreographer Martha Graham before the dance legend passed away in 1991… More

Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: May 7, 2012
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Critic Score: 63% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News

Few performances are hardy enough both to blossom in the dark intimacy of live theater and bloom under the glaring eye of a movie camera. Ghostlight is not the exception.

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Lou Lumenick
New York Post

A bizarre and campily amusing 'tribute.'

E! Online

It's a good-hearted dream of a film made all the more fascinating by virtue of its willful weirdness.

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Jan Stuart
Newsday

Achieves substance as a historical document, an homage, an appreciation of the axis of empathy shared between larger- than-life women and the (frequently) gay men who venerate them.

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Elizabeth Zimmer
Village Voice

Real history and raunch poke through, but the thirtysomething Move is too vital to be Martha in her dotage.

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Maitland McDonagh
TV Guide's Movie Guide

Even knowing [Move is] nearly a foot taller and considerably more robust than the real Graham, his performance is so completely realized that it radiates its own synthetic truth.

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Dave Kehr
New York Times

Ms. Magnuson's consummate professionalism offers an unflattering contrast to Mr. Move's not-so-inspired amateurism.

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David Noh
Film Journal International

An affectionate, witty tribute which also happens to be one of the best films about dance ever made.

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