An American Swan in Paris

Arantxa Aguirre

33' | 2011 | Spain
VO: English | Subt: Spanish

Music  |  Women  |  Biopic / Biography  |  Educational  |  Art and culture  |  Life Style

8.5 public score (2 votes)


The American dancer Kathleen Thielhelm has just been admitted to one of Europe's most prestigious dance companies. Her first tour with the company gives her to chance to dance in the legendary Opera in Paris. Then, the unexpected happens and Kathleen has to show her worth.

  • Original Title: An American Swan in Paris

    Director: Arantxa Aguirre

    Sort by Running Time: 33'

    Year of production: 2011

  • Category: Documentary

    Genre/Theme: Music, Women, Biopic / Biography, Educational, Art and culture, Life Style

    Nationality: Spain

    Productora: López-Li Films

  • Language of dialogues: English

    Subtitle language: Spanish

    Movie Rating: Suitable for all audiences


Tag: Dance, Women, Dance, Paris opera, Ballet, Women in film, European cinema


Best International Documenty - WOW Film Festival (Australia)
Award Freak to Distribution - Documenta Madrid (Spain)

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Director's Bio and Filmography
Arantxa Aguirre Spain Director and screenwriter

Born in Madrid (Spain) and a PhD in Philology. He has published two monographs: Buñuel, lector de Galdós (Perez Galdós International Research Award) and 34 actores hablar de su oficio. She began his career in film as an assistant director to such feelmakers as a Mario Camus, Basilio Martin Patino, Pedro Almodóvar, Luis García Berlanga and Carlos Saura, among others.

In recent years she has written and directed documentaries as El esfuerzo y el ánimo (Best Documentary Award at Encounters, South Africa 2010), wich was released commercially in four countries. 

Other films by the director in Feelsales

Feelsales | Agastia, 36, bajo exterior; 28027, Madrid; Spain

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