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Merce Cunningham (1979)

Documentary that explores the work renowned and controversial work of Cunningham through extensive interviews with Merce Cunningham, Carolyn Brown, Karole Armitage, Chris Komar; along with excerpts from"Travelogue", "Squaregame," and "Exchange." An exubertant summing up of Cunningham's philosophy: "Dancing having to represent something, doesn't mean anything to me. Dance is simply a marvelous situation. . . It all sounds so cerebral, but to me it's more enchantment - like an enchanted forest full opf different thing."

Details

Video Type

Documentary

Dances
Length

60 minutes

Director

Geoff Dunlop

Producer

"South Bank Show," London Weekend Television

COLOR/BW

Color

Music

Musicians

Dancers

Karole Armitage, Louise Burns, Ellen Cornfield, Merce Cunningham, Meg Eginton, Susan Emery, Lisa Fox, Lise Friedman, Alan Good, Catherine Kerr, Chris Komar, Robert Kovich, Joseph Lennon, Rob Remley, Jim Self