Ballet Shoes
Ballet Shoes (2008)

Emma Watson, Yasmin Paige, and Lucy Boynton headline director Sandra Goldbacher's made-for-television adaptation of author Noel Streatfield's classic novel of the same name. The setting is 1930s London. Orphans Pauline (Watson),… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: August 26, 2008
DVD Release Date: September 2, 2008
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Joanne Kaufman
Wall Street Journal

[A] pleasant if uninspired adaptation of Noel Streatfeild's children's classic.

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Betty Jo Tucker
ReelTalk Movie Reviews

While watching 'Ballet Shoes,' I felt like a time machine had transported me to London in the 1930s, then set me in the midst of this wonderful humanistic story.

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Nancy Davis Kho
Common Sense Media

Sisters learn value of love, work, and sacrifice.

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Brian Orndorf

It's a caloric helping of melodrama, but it's rendered effective by the exceptional performances and observant direction by the vastly talented Sandra Goldbacher.

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Louise Keller
Urban Cinefile

There are plenty of pleasures in this involving and uplifting tale which the young protagonists aspire to be actors, aviators and ballerinas

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MaryAnn Johanson
Flick Filosopher

[A] lovely, honest film about the hopes and dreams of... young women...

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Flixster Audience Score: 66% Flixster User Reviews
jay nixon
Minor film which wastes its time on three uninteresting main characters when the supporting cast is filled with far more worthy people.
Lea Lea
Ballet Shoes - Dreams do come true.. Set in 1930s London, Ballet Shoes tells the exhilarating tale of orphans Pauline, Petrova and Posy Fossil, who are… More
Jennifer D
Cute little family film. Pretty sweet and a little quirky.
Marion Ravenwood
It was a nice film. It all works out in the end. very conveniently.
Dannielle Albert
A sweet story about three orphan sisters in the 1930s with great talent who have to fight to survive and work hard to put food on the table and keep a roof over… More