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‘The White Crow’ - The incredible true story of Rudolf Nureyev. Directed by Ralph Fiennes and inspired by Julie Kavanagh’s book, ‘Rudolf Nureyev: The Life’

Release date: Fri 14 Jun 2019
Studio:Filmfinity distributes own commercialIndie by Filmfinity
Running time:126 (2h06’)
Age restriction:13 D L S

The iconic dancer's famed defection from the Soviet Union to the West in 1961, despite KGB efforts to stop him.

Based on Rudolf Nureyev: The Life (the book) by Julie Kavanaugh.

Genre: Drama, History, Biopic
Cast: Oleg Ivenko, Ralph Fiennes, Louis Hofmann, Adèle Exarchopoulos, Sergei Polunin, Olivier Rabourdin, Raphaël Personnaz, Chulpan Khamatova, Zach Avery, Mar Sodupe, Calypso Valois, Aleksey Morozov, Nebojsa Dugalic, Igor Filipovic, Yves Heck
Directed by: Ralph Fiennes
Screenplay: David Hare
Music: Ilan Eshkeri
Produced by: Carolyn Marks Blackwood, François Ivernel, Andrew Levitas, Gabrielle Tana
Language: Russian, English, French
Country / Year: UK, France,  2018

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Ralph Fiennes' THE WHITE CROW was inspired by the book Rudolf Nureyev: The Life by Julie Kavanaugh. Fiennes directs from a script by David Hare (The Hours). Acclaimed dancer Oleg Ivenko stars as Nureyev, alongside Adèle Exarchopoulos as Clara Saint, and Fiennes as Russian ballet coach Alexander Pushkin. Also featured are ballet-world enfant terrible Sergei Polunin, Chulpan Khamatova, Olivier Rabourdin, Raphaël Personnaz and Louis Hofmann.