The Red Shoes



In this classic drama, Vicky Page is an aspiring ballerina torn between her dedication to dance and her desire to love. While her imperious instructor, Boris Lermontov, urges to her to forget anything but ballet, Vicky begins to fall for the charming young composer Julian Craster. Eventually Vicky, under great emotional stress, must choose to pursue either her art or her romance, a decision that carries serious consequences.

  1. Emeric Pressburger

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Michael Powell


  3. Hans Christian Andersen


Top Billed Cast

  1. Moira Shearer

    Moira Shearer

    Victoria Page

  2. Adolf Wohlbrück

    Adolf Wohlbrück

    Boris Lermontov

  3. Marius Goring

    Marius Goring

    Julian Craster

  4. Léonide Massine

    Léonide Massine


  5. Robert Helpmann

    Robert Helpmann

    Ivan Boleslawsky

Full Cast & Crew

The Red Shoes
The Red Shoes



Status Released

Release Information

  • September 6, 1948


    No rating information.

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 13m

Budget $500,000.00

Revenue -



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