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Labyrinth Within

Labyrinth Within

Pontus Lidberg

United States, Sweden | 2011 | 28 min
Available on November 5, 2021.

A married couple is experiencing difficulties in their relationship. The man suspects that something is wrong, that perhaps the woman is having an affair. The elusive lover and the unpredictable world that surrounds him soon take over.
Director Pontus Lidberg
Director of Photography Martin Nisser
Editing Lars Gustafson
Choreography Pontus Lidberg
Cast Giovanni Bucchieri, Pontus Lidberg, Wendy Whelan
Music David Lang
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Pontus Lidberg

Pontus Lidberg

Choreographer, filmmaker, dancer and recipient of a 2019 John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship, Pontus Lidberg has firmly established himself as a creative and visionary artist, merging dance and film.

As a choreographer for the stage, Lidberg has created works for dance companies including Paris Opera Ballet, New York City Ballet, Martha Graham Dance Company, Vienna Staatsoper Ballet, Les Ballets de Monte-Carlo, Semperoper Ballet Dresden, Royal Swedish Ballet, Royal Danish Ballet, Le Ballet du Grand Théâtre de Genève, Acosta Danza, Balletboyz and Beijing Dance Theatre, as well as for his own concert group, Pontus Lidberg Dance. Pontus Lidberg Dance has been presented by New York City Center’s Fall For Dance Festival, the Havana International Ballet Festival, the Spoleto Festival, The Joyce Theater and the National Arts Center of Canada. His work Siren received a Villanueva Award from UNEAC, The National Union of Writers and Artists of Cuba, as one of the best performances presented in Cuba in 2018.

His film, The Rain received numerous awards. The New York Times wrote memorably, The Rain illustrates what filmed dance can say that staged dance cannot.” His film Labyrinth Within won Best Picture at the Dance on Camera Festival in 2012. He was nominated for a New York Dance and Performance Award (Bessie) in Outstanding Visual Design, for his dance and film evening WITHIN (Labyrinth Within) — created during his 2012 tenure as resident artistic director of Morphoses.

Raised in Stockholm, Sweden, Lidberg trained at the Royal Swedish Ballet School. He holds an MFA in Contemporary Performing Arts from the University of Gothenburg, Faculty of Fine, Applied and Performing Arts. He is the artistic director of Danish Dance Theatre in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Biographies have been provided by third parties.
Written on Water (2021); Labyrinth Within (2011); The Rain (2007)

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