A cinematic experience about the legendary American choreographer Merce Cunningham.


Filmmaker: Alla Kovgan
Country: Germany, USA, France
Runtime: 92'
Year: 2019
Format: 2D, 3D



2019 marks the centenary of legendary American choreographer Merce Cunningham. This poetic film traces Merce’s artistic evolution over three decades of risk and discovery (1944–1972), from his early years as a struggling dancer in postwar New York to his emergence as one of the most visionary and influential choreographers worldwide. The 3D technology weaves together Merce's philosophies and stories, creating a visceral journey into the choreographer's world.


“Kovgan’s ode to choreography master Merce Cunningham is sensational in every sense of the word.” - Variety

“A knockout” - The Hollywood Reporter

“Immersive and enthralling” - Screen

“Riveting” ★★★★ - The Financial Times


TIFF 2019

New York Film Festival 2019

BFI London Film Festival 2019