Cinderella (Berlin Comic Opera Ballet)

Overview

Tom Schilling both stages and choreographs this ballet version of Charles Perrault's classic fairy tale Cinderella. The music is by Prokofiev, while the production is in the capable hands (and feet) of the Berlin Comic Opera. Given the sophisticated nature of the score, this is Cinderella with a slightly more mature edge than one would find in the more famous Disney animated version. Still, it's nowhere near as adult as the like-vintage Cinderella directed by Michael Pataki, which is flat-out soft core porn. This...
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Overview

Tom Schilling both stages and choreographs this ballet version of Charles Perrault's classic fairy tale Cinderella. The music is by Prokofiev, while the production is in the capable hands (and feet) of the Berlin Comic Opera. Given the sophisticated nature of the score, this is Cinderella with a slightly more mature edge than one would find in the more famous Disney animated version. Still, it's nowhere near as adult as the like-vintage Cinderella directed by Michael Pataki, which is flat-out soft core porn. This is why it's very important when renting Cinderella to specify the ballet version.
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Special Features

Dolby digital stereo audio; Digitally mastered audio & video; Multi-directional interactive menus; Over 40 scene selections; Story synopsis; Prokofiev biography; Cinderella trivia; Bonus music from Lara Downes
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/26/2003
  • UPC: 033909220194
  • Original Release: 1977
  • Source: View Video
  • Sound: Dolby Digital Stereo
  • Time: 1:55:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 63,155

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Tom Schilling
The Berlin Comic Opera Ballet
Hannelore Bey Cinderella
Roland Gawlick The Prince
Siegfried Kratzer Conductor
Technical Credits
Tom Schilling Director, Choreography
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Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Cinderella Alone
2. Her Spot at the Fireplace
3. Father's Entrance
4. The Stepsisters Arrive
5. Beggar Woman Appears
6. Stepsisters Prepare To Go Out
7. Dance Lessons
8. Stepmother Joins in the Lesson
9. Alone Again
10. Broomstick Fantasy
11. Beggar Woman Returns
12. Transformation
13. Fairy Dance
14. Midnight Warning
15. Preparation for the Ball
16. At the Prince's Ball
17. Showcase of Ineptitude
18. Gentlemen Make Their Selections
19. Introduction of the Prince
20. Courtiers Take Their Turn
21. The Prince Searches for A Partner
22. Cinderella's Arrival
23. Cinderella And the Prince Meet
24. Cinderella And the Prince Dance
25. The Stepsisters Give it A Try
26. Cinderella Gives Fruit To the Stepsisters
27. New Love
28. The New Couple Take Center Stage
29. The Clock Strikes Midnight
30. The Lost Slipper
31. Pursuit of His Lost Love
32. First Encounter
33. The Journey Onward
34. Second Encounter
35. Cinderella Awakens
36. The Prince Arrives
37. Trying On the Slipper for Size
38. Reunited at Last
39. The Fairy Godmother Returns
40. Program Credits
41. VVCC - (V.I.E.W. Video Collector's Club)
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Menu

Side #1 --
   Play Movie
   Scene Search
   Special Features
      Story Synopsis
      Prokofiev Bio
      Cinderella Trivia
      Bonus Music
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