The incredible true story of legendary ballet dancer Rudolf Nureyev is brought vividly to life by Academy Award® nominee Ralph Fiennes and Academy Award winning screenwriter David Hare. From Nureyev’s poverty-stricken childhood in the Soviet city of Ufa, to his blossoming career as a dancer in Leningrad, to his nail-biting defection to the West at the height of the Cold War, THE WHITE CROW is a gripping and revelatory look at a unique artist who transformed the world of ballet forever.
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DVD AND DIGITAL BONUS MATERIALS
- A Look Behind the Curtain: Making THE WHITE CROW
- Director Ralph Fiennes, writer David Hare, the cast & crew discuss the legacy of Rudolf Nureyev and how THE WHITE CROW portrays his larger-than-life character.
- Q&A with Director Ralph Fiennes, Writer David Hare, and Oleg Ivenko
- Enjoy this lively Q&A featuring director Ralph Fiennes, writer David Hare, and star Oleg Ivenko; moderated by Alison Bailes.
CAST AND CREW
Director: Ralph Fiennes
Executive Producers: Rose Garnett, Joe Oppenheimer, Anne Sheehan, Peter Watson, Marie-Gabrielle Stewart, Lisa Wolofsky, Lian Neeson, Stephanie Coleman, Anya Recordati, Wayne Marc Godfrey, Robert Jones
Producers: Gabrielle Tana, Ralph Fiennes, Carolyn Marks Blackwood, Andrew Levitas, François Ivernel
Writer: David Hare
Cast: Oleg Ivenk, Adèle Exarchopoulos, Chulpan Khamatova, Ralph Fiennes, Lexey Morozov, Raphaël Peronnaz, Olivier Rabourdin, Louis Hoffman with Sergei Polunin and Maksimilian Grigoriyev
Run Time: 127 minutes
Rating: Rated R for some sexuality, graphic nudity, and language