The winter's tale

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  • A ballet based on Shakespeare's tragicomedy that focuses on King Leontes, who accuses his boyhood friend of betrayal, condemns his wife for adultery, and banishes his newborn daughter. The story is taken up fifteen years later when the wronged and innocent parties are re-united with the king who has since come to his senses and now lives in a state of perpetual grief and regret.


  • Ballet in a prologue and three acts.
  • Title precedes end credits.
  • Extras features (15 min.): From page to stage: Dancing The winter's tale; Perdita - The lost jewel; The music of The winter's tale; Cast gallery.
  • DVD; 16:9 anamorphic (for DVD); stereo or DTS digital surround; LPCM 2.0; 1 x DVD-9 double layer disc.; all regions, NTSC.
  • Notes in English, French, and German (23 pages : color illustrations; 18 cm.) inserted in container.
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