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The Madness of the Dance

Synopsis

In the middle ages there was an outbreak of dancing manias in Europe that lasted hundreds of years. In the 20th century thousands of Chinese men and some women thought that their genitalia were vanishing, while schoolgirls in Belgium thought that they were being poisoned by a certain brand of fizzy drink. Looking at these various cases, and more, the professor takes us on a musical journey through mass hysteria.

Details

Year
2008
Type of film
Shorts
Running Time
18 mins
Format
35mm
Director
Carol Morley
Producer
Cairo Cannon
Editor
St. John O' Rorke
Screenwriter
Carol Morley
Director of Photography
Christopher Doyle, Rain Li
Production Designer
Pawlo Wintoniuk
Sound
Ivor Talbot, Andy Paddon
Music
Paul Lewis
Principal Cast
Maxine Peake

Production Company

Cannon and Morley Productions
53 Parfett St.
London E1 1JR
UK

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