The Heart Dances follows the Royal New Zealand Ballet's production of The Piano: the ballet, choreographed by Jiří Bubeníček and designed by Otto Bubeníček.
The film was made possible by:
Te Tumu Whakaata Taonga / New Zealand Film Commission
Park Road Post
and the kind permission of Jane Campion, Jan Chapman and Saddleback Productions, for reference to The Piano, the inspiration for the ballet.
It was filmed with the co-operation of the dancers and staff of the Royal New Zealand Ballet led by Artistic Director Patricia Barker and Executive Director Frances Turner
Moss Te Ururangi Patterson
It is distributed in New Zealand and Australia by
and throughout the rest of world by