One Day Pina Asked
- Rated NR
- Genre: Special Interest-Documentary
- Release Date: 10/28/2014
An Encounter Between Two of the Most Remarkable Women Artists of the 20th Century, One Day Pina Asked... Is Chantal Akerman's Look at the Work of Choreographer Pina Bausch and Her Wuppertal, Germany-Based Dance Company. Bausch, Who Died in 2009, Was One of the Most Significant Figures of Modern Dance, and the Pioneer of a Unique Style Drawn from the German Theatrical Dance Tradition Known As Tanztheater. Capturing the Company's Rehearsals and Performance Over a Five-Week European Tour, Akerman Takes Us Inside Their Process. She Interviews Members of the Company, Who Bausch Chose Not Only for Their Talents, But for Certain Intangible Personal Qualities As Well. Akerman Also Shows Us Excerpts from Performances of Bausch Dances, All Recorded with Akerman's Singular Visual Touch.