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Paul Taylor Creative Domain (2015)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $30,168Details
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Among the most acclaimed choreographers in American history, Paul Taylor has been reinventing the roles of music, movement and theme in dance for nearly 60 years. In that time he has offered only glimpses into his creative process. Creative Domain is a rare in-depth documentation of how he creates a single dance. In 1998 director Matthew Diamond released Academy Award-nominated Dancemaker about the story of the then 69-year-old choreographer, his life, his company, and his dances. Creative Domain is the next chapter in the creative life of Mr. Taylor. We begin with Paul dancing in his youth, describing the nature of dance, ‘you learn to live day to day, hour to hour.’ We cut to Paul present day, now in his 80’s, still living his life in the moment, with his mind intently focused on his next dance. His new work is a Rashomon-inspired exploration of memory, three characters entangled in a tragic relationship, and each believing only in their own dark memory of it. Through the lens of award-winning cinematographer Tom Hurwitz, we see Paul’s non-verbal communication with his dancers. Below the surface of this dance and the many works that came before, is Paul’s power of acute observation, revealing a side to his choreography that is strangely prophetic. The dominant voice is Paul’s, between the guarded and unguarded moments we see him with new eyes and new understanding.


Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 12,801-12,900) 12,852 $30,168
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 17,601-17,700) 17,637 $30,168
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies (Rank 5,401-5,500) 5,418 $30,168

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Movie Details

Domestic Releases: September 11th, 2015 (Limited) by Resident Artist
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Running Time: 82 minutes
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Keywords: Biography, Dancing, Choreography
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Factual
Production Companies: Resident Artist Films
Production Countries: United States

Documentary Subject(s)

Paul Taylor    Himself

Supporting Cast

James Samson    Choir Master
Amy Young    Woman in Red
Robert Kleinendorst    Man in Green
Sean Mahoney    Man in Blue
Michael Trusnovec    Dancer
AnnMaria Mazzini    Dancer
Michelle Fleet    Dancer
Parisa Khobdeh    Dancer
Eran Bugge    Dancer

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Production and Technical Credits

Kate Geis    Producer
Kate Geis    Editor
Tom Hurwitz    Director of Photography
Robert Aberlin    Executive Producer
Paul Taylor    Choreography
Peter Miller    Sound Mixer
Peter Elyakim Taussig    Composer
Santo Loquasto    Set Designer
Santo Loquasto    Costume Designer
Jennifer Tipton    Lighting Design

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2015/09/11 74 $8,150   1 $8,150   $8,150 1

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2015/09/11 78 $11,081   1 $11,081   $11,081 1
2015/09/18 85 $6,916 -38% 7 $988   $17,997 2
2015/09/25 101 $2,676 -61% 5 $535   $20,673 3
2015/10/02 106 $2,128 -20% 3 $709   $22,801 4
2015/10/09 85 $3,193 +50% 5 $639   $25,994 5
2015/11/06 99 $1,675   3 $558   $27,670 9
2015/12/25 67 $2,498   2 $1,249   $30,168 16

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