"How remarkable that ballroom
dancing, which would appear to be so rigid and haughty can radiate such
humanity, such warmth, such unpretentiousness. Of course the tango is
aggressive and rather arrogant, despite its proletarian origins, while
the country landler and liscio dances retain their relaxed, and festive
TWO STEPS FROM HEAVEN is a series of six short films by Erich Hörtnagl with a common theme – social dancing and its various forms of expression, shot in different parts of Europe.