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Flight of the Swan

Director: Ngozi Onwurah

Genre: Short

Year: 1992

Running time: 11 minutes

Territory: Worldwide

Studio: Film4

Cast: Hilja Lindsay Parkinson, Wumni Olaiya, Charlotte Moore, Laura Penta

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'.


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