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We Are Moving – Memories of Miss Moriarty

Documentary, F-rated 1h 5m 2016

This is an intimate portrait of Joan Denise Moriarty, a visionary who overcame enormous odds to follow her dream of bringing ballet to every corner of Ireland. A pioneer of early 20th century Irish dance, Moriarty dared to create a uniquely Irish form of ballet inspired by her love of nature and Irish folklore. A divisive figure, she was accused of fabricating her professional dance training and of misrepresenting herself as a vanguard of Irish ballet. Despite such controversies, Moriarty has left behind a remarkable legacy of dancers and dance lovers who may never have found ballet without her influence.

Director

Claire Dix

Executive Producer

Alan Maher

Executive Producer

Danielle Ryan

Language

English

Country

Ireland

Studio

Roads Entertainment

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