A tale centering on the Chicago ballet company--the difficult daily work, the intense pressures of performance, the richly textured behaviors of the dancers--whose professional and personal lives grow impossibly close.
Altman thrusts upon the audience the responsibility of connecting the dots. But the dots don't connect, and instead of the resolution that generally follows tension, there is a feeling of having missed something.
Globe and Mail
A love letter to performers who put their egos and bodies on the line.