GISELLE, from the Dutch National Ballet with Olga Smirnova.
The best classical ballet returns to theaters with the best, Olga Smirnova returns to the big screen accompanied by Jacopo Tissi, for an exclusive theatrical production at the Dutch National Ballet.
An emblematic work of the repertoire, Giselle addresses the great universal romantic themes. Rachel Beaujean and Ricardo Bustamante’s acclaimed production pays homage to one of the oldest and greatest works of classical dance. One of the most popular ballets in the world, and considered one of the most challenging to dance.
The young peasant girl Giselle falls in love with Albrecht, a nobleman already betrothed, who hides his true identity from her. When she discovers the truth, she goes mad and it leads to her death. Against her own will, Giselle joins the Wilis, vengeful spirits of disillusioned brides who condemn Albrecht to dance until he dies of exhaustion….