About the film
Director: Matthew BourneMatthew Bourne’s Swan Lake comes to cinemas with a fresh look for the 21st century and is ‘as bold and beautiful as ever’ (★★★★★ Telegraph). This thrilling, audacious and witty production is perhaps still
best known for replacing the female corps-de-ballet with a menacing male ensemble, which shattered convention, turned tradition upside down and took the dance world by storm.
Filmed live at Sadler’s Wells Theatre in London, this re-imagining of the classic New Adventures production stars Will Bozier as The Swan/The Stranger, Liam Mower as The Prince and Nicole Kabera as The Queen.
Collecting over thirty international accolades including an Olivier Award and three Tonys on Broadway, Matthew Bourne’s powerful interpretation of Tchaikovsky’s beloved tale is ‘still original, still unmissable’
(★★★★★ Metro), a passionate and contemporary Swan Lake for our times.
‘Bold and beautiful as ever’ – (★★★★★ Daily Telegraph)
‘Spellbinding’ – (★★★★★ Independent)
‘Still original, still unmissable’ – (★★★★★ Metro)
‘Two decades on, Bourne’s Swan Lake still retains its power’ – (★★★★ The Guardian)
‘Bourne’s Swan Lake continues to exert a hold on audiences’ – (★★★★ The Times)
Collecting over thirty international theatre awards including an Olivier in the UK and three Tonys on Broadway, Matthew Bourne’s powerful interpretation of Tchaikovsky’s beloved tale is a passionate and contemporary Swan Lake for our times.
★★★★★ WITTY, MENACING, LYRICAL AND WILD
- Daily Telegraph