All it takes is a small step – gravity will take care of the rest. And yet, and yet. This 16-minute documentary from Sweden brilliantly captures people struggling with themselves as they stand atop the ten meter tower, ready to jump into the water. Or maybe not. Or maybe yes. Or maybe not.
Hope and anxiety, sweat and devotion, one single chance to make it: A wonderful documentary about the New York City Ballet and the many young dancers hoping to make the cut. Utterly beautiful, and yet a little discomforting to watch.