Ballet legend and choreographer Yvette Chauvire is the subject of this informative documentary that traces her career from the beginning when she burst upon the scene with her 1937 debut, La Mort Du Cygne. Her 1972 farewell performance at the Paris Opera concluded her dancing career. Famed composer Henri Suageut tells the visiting Yvette "I hear my music in your movements." Curiously, an interview with Rudolf Nureyev gives little insight or interest on the dancers or their performance art.
Ford plays an American doctor whose wife suddenly vanishes in Paris. To find her, he navigates a puzzling web of language, locale, laissez-faire cops, triplicate-form filling bureaucrats and a defiant, mysterious waif who knows more than she tells.
Thanks to an untimely demise via drowning, a young couple end up as poltergeists in their New England farmhouse, where they fail to meet the challenge of scaring away the insufferable new owners, who want to make drastic changes.
Have you watched Une étoile pour l'exemple yet? What did you think about it?