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  The Ice King on DVD [read more]
  Never too late to skate
  DOGWOOF is excited to announce that THE ICE KING, a searing documentary of the lost cultural icon John Curry, will be released on DVD on 7th May 2018.

From award-winning director James Erskine (Sachin: A Billion Dreams, Battle of the Sexes) and producer Victoria Gregory (Shooting for Socrates, Senna) comes this new, critically-acclaimed feature about the figure skating legend. Based on the book by Bill Jones and narrated by Freddie Fox, a story of art, sport, sexuality, and rebellion.

Watch any figure skating and it falls into two camps: before and after John Curry. From what was a macho, technical sport whose judges punished deviation, blossomed - through Curry's stubborn beauty - ice-dancing. Featuring incredible unseen footage of some of his most remarkable performances, and with access to Curry's letters and archive interviews, as well as contributions from former British skating champions Robin Cousins and Lorna Brown, legendary coach Christa Fassi, and interviews with his family, friends and collaborators, this is a portrait of the man who turned ice-skating from a dated sport into an exalted art form.
  Graeme Clark [9 Apr 2018 at 21:11]
     

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