Director Archive

Michael Powell

Discover the remarkable film directors featured on TruStory FM’s entertainment podcasts. Learn about their creative journeys and lasting contributions to cinema through each of these archive episodes.

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The Red Shoes

“You cannot have it both ways. A dancer who relies upon the doubtful comforts of human love can never be a great dancer. Never.” And thus sums up the battle within Michael Powell’s and Emeric Pressburger’s 1948 film, “The Red Shoes” — the battle between love and art. Can the two exist together? Or will one always win out and destroy the other? It’s a fascinating question posed in a beautiful and sumptuous film that we—Pete Wright and Andy Nelson—talk about this week on Rash Pixel’s “Movies We Like.

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