Flight of the Swan

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Year:
1992
Running time:
11 minutes
Studio:
Film4
Territory:
Worldwide
Directed by:
Ngozi Onwurah
Starring:
Hilja Lindsay Parkinson, Wumni Olaiya, Charlotte Moore, Laura Penta
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Description

A young girl leaves her Nigerian village to attend a ballet school in England. Fascinated by Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake, she dreams of performing as lead ballerina Princess Odette, but the girls in her close-minded ballet school mock her ideas of a 'black swan'.

Genre

Short