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“Engrossing”

“Unlike many dance documentaries, “Paul Taylor: Creative Domain” doesn’t fetishize every aspect of the dancer’s day. It zeroes in on a mystery.

The mystery is how Taylor, one of the greatest modern-dance choreographers, uses a simple formula of people plus time to make a work of art that pulls you in like an undertow.
Sarah Kaufman, The Washington Post
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“…we’re shown what the camera has seldom been able to record: a great choreographer at work on a new piece…”
– Alastair Macaulay, The New York Times
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TVV-Critics-Picks“A dance is not only motion, but emotion. This fascinating film reminds us how closely the two are linked.”
– Critic’s Pick by Diana Clarke, The Village Voice
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NYT-Critics-Picks“We see the hard work, of course, but also the practical solutions to practical problems, as Mr. Taylor moves bodies this way and that, giving simple commands. Through it all, Mr. Taylor’s creative mysteries remain intact; a master of the casual and the vernacular (a good way to learn about movement, he says, is to watch football halftime shows), he nonetheless approaches the mystical.”
– Critic’s Pick by Rachel Saltz, The New York Times
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