YMMV / The Red Shoes

The 1948 film

  • Alternate Character Interpretation: Film critic Danny Peary, in his book Alternate Oscars, regards Lermontov far more sympathetically than Julian. He sees Julian as the real villain for insisting that Vicki can't have her career and marriage to him, despite the fact that his career as a composer is unimpeded by same.

The 2005 film