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PLUS Films: Bolshoi Ballet in Cinema 2014-2015
The Pharaoh’s Daughter
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Bolshoi Ballet in Cinema 2014-2015

The Pharaoh’s Daughter
Encore screening from season 2012-13

 

Length: 150 minutes

 

Music Cesare Pugni
Libretto Jean-Henry Saint-Georges and Marius Petipa
Choreography, sets and costumes Pierre Lacotte
Cast Svetlana Zakharova (Aspicia), Ruslan Skvortsov (Lord Wilson) and Nina Kaptsova (Ramze, Aspicia's slave)

 

Young Englishman Lord Wilson is travelling through Egypt when a powerful storm breaks out. He is forced to take shelter in the nearest pyramid, where the daughter of one of Egypt’s most powerful pharaohs lies entombed. Lord Wilson falls asleep and begins to dream that the princess has come to life.

 

The plot of this lavish production is loosely based on Théophile Gauthier’s novel Le Roman de la Momie. French choreographer Pierre Lacotte was exclusively commissioned in 2000 by the Bolshoi Theatre to resurrect Marius Petipa’s mighty Egyptian fresco, and he succeeded brilliantly in giving new life to this forgotten masterpiece.

 

With its exotic setting, impressive parades, spectacular variations and crowd scenes, this grand 19th century Orientalist fantasy is one of the most remarkable productions in the Bolshoi’s repertoire.

 

 

Co-presented with

 

           

 

 

** The categories of all the films in the programme are not yet rated at the time this leaflet goes to print. There might be changes in terms of film duration and screening time. If any changes, notice will be posted in cinema and www.cinema.com.hk.

 

Date/Time & Venue
2 Nov 2014 (Sun)
4:20pm
PALACE ifc, Podium Level 1, IFC Mall, 8 Finance Street, Central

 

8 Nov 2014 (Sat)
7pm
AMC Pacific Place, Level 1, Pacific Place, 88 Queensway Road, Admiralty

 

16 Nov 2014 (Sun)
4:20pm
Broadway The ONE, 6-11/F, The ONE, No. 100 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui

 

Tickets
PALACE ifc   $190 / $150*
AMC Pacific Place  $190 / $150*
Broadway The ONE  $160 / $120*
*Student / Senior / Children

 

Special Offers
1)15% off for bc VIP members for the shows at PALACE ifc and Broadway The ONE.
2)15% off on regular priced tickets for iu members.
3) Credit card discount is applicable to this program.

 

Bookings
1) At the box office and ATM at the cinemas
2) Phone Ticketing:2388 6268 (PALACE ifc) / 2388 3188 (Broadway The ONE) / 2265 8933 (AMC Pacific Place)
3) Online Ticketing:
www.cinema.com.hk / www.amccinemas.com.hk

 

*$10 handling fee will be charged on each ticket purchased online or by phone.

 

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