The Nutcracker

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DVD Features:

  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 40 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released: November 30, 1999
  • Originally Released: 1978
  • Label: Kultur Video
  • Encoding: Region 0 (Worldwide)
  • Packaging: Keep Case
  • Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Digital Stereo 2.0 - Natural sound/Music
  • Interactive Features:
    • Interactive Menus
    • Scene Access
  • Text/Photo Galleries:
    • Production Notes
    • Biographies: Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky - Composer

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Entertainment Reviews:

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AUDIENCE SCORE
User Ratings: 165
Rating: A -- Baryshnikov and Kirkland are pure, weightless joy in this rendition of the beloved Nutcracker. Few ballets inspire such exhileration and passion.
Tooele Transcript-Bulletin (Utah)
Mar 29, 2003

Product Description:

With Tchaikovsky's famous score and the talent of Yekaterina Maximova and Vladimir Vasiliev of the Bolshoi, this classic Christmas tale of a young girl's dreams is sure to delight everyone. One Christmas Eve Marie receives a nutcracker from her magical Uncle Drosselmeyer. Later that night the young girl finds herself entering a dream world in which the nutcracker comes to life and fights the Mouse King.

Description by Kultur Films:

Live from the Bolshoi Theatre. This 1978 remake is a truly spellbinding version of this Christmas classic. Tchaikovsky's beloved melodies combine with superb dancing to create pure delight. Starring Yekaterina Maximova, Vladimir Vasiliev, Victor Levashev.

Plot Synopsis:

Once upon a time, on a very special Christmas Eve, a young girl named Clara received an unusual gift from her adored godfather, Drosselmeyer: a little Nutcracker doll. Despite its strange, almost ugly, face, Marie instantly fell in love with the toy, and when her jealous younger brother deliberately smashed it to the ground, she was inconsolable. But late that night, when she crept into the parlor to cuddle her injured doll, she suddenly found herself immersed in a world of danger and magic, as her Nutcracker Prince came alive to battle armies of giant mice and lead her through the snow, into the Land of Sweets.

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  • Sales Rank: 37,133
  • UPC: 032031006294
  • Shipping Weight: 0.16/lbs (approx)
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