First Position

Movie review by S. Jhoanna Robledo, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 9+

Inspiring documentary about hardworking young dancers.

NR 2012 94 minutes

Parents say

age 9+

Based on 4 reviews

Kids say

age 10+

Based on 2 reviews

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age 10+


I think this documentary gives a good indication of the hard work and sacrifice that goes into trying to become a professional ballet dancer. The pressure was tremendous for some, one dancer had the weight of her familie's finances on making sure she secured a contract. It was a little long for my 9yo.
age 8+

great documentary

Good for anyone whose interested in ballet and a look at training at a pre-professional level. Realistic depiction of family dynamics and student/family sacrifices and passion.

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