The Maiden Danced to Death

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Produced by Michael A. Dobbin, Quiet Revolution Pictures, Ottawa,
the feature film
"The Maiden Danced" is a co-production between Canada, Hungary, and Slovenia.

Endre Hules, Writer, Director, Lead Actor
 Michael A. Dobbin, Producer
Vilmos Zsigmond, Director of Photography

The story focuses on two brothers, dancers,
in post-Communist Hungary.

"Maiden" is written and directed by Endre Hules,
who is also the lead actor. 
Hules works as a character actor in Hollywood and has appeared in numerous features and television productions,
including "Apollo 13," "House," "The West Wing," and "The Unit."

Vilmos Zsigmond

Cinematographer is Vilmos Zsigmond, best known for his Academy Award-winning work as on  Steven Spielberg's
 "Close Encounters of the Third Kind."
Zsigmond also shot Michael Cimino's
"The Deer Hunter,"
Robert Altman's McCabe & Mrs. Miller,
John Boorman's "Deliverance,"
and Woody Allen's "Cassandra's Dream."

Shooting took place in Ottawa for one week. Locations included Kanata, Centretown and the Glebe.

In Ottawa, one of the locations was 35 Woodlawn in The Glebe.
 The main character in the film walks through the house
and remembers what it was like to live there.

©Photos by Lois Siegel

Vilmos Zsigmond

Vilmos Zsigmond and Michael Tien

Vilmos Zsigmond and Kate Derrick, Third Electric

Michael Tien, Steadicam Operator

Zoltán Honti, Cinematographer

Chris Newton, Sound Recordist

John Olts, Best Boy Electric

Nancy Boucher, Production Manager

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