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New York, 1930, in sold-out Carnegie Hall: Mary Wigman, alone and barefoot, leaves the stage as "high-priestess of dance". To this day, Americans celebrate her as the "New German Dance" pioneer. The life of one of the most exciting 20th c. artists is shown featuring partly unpublished material. From the birth of "Ausdruckstanz" in Switzerland to her sensational tour across the USA, the film follows this exceptional dancer's tragic life. "...dance culture around the world today only possesses such an unconfined and impulsive approach because (of) Mary Wigman... " (Der Spiegel)
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