Movie: The White Crow by Ralph Fiennes, In Theaters:
Young Rudolf Nureyev becomes a top ballet dancer in Russia, but a life-changing visit to Paris soon makes him seek asylum in France.
Directed by: Ralph Fiennes Starring: Oleg Ivenko, Adèle Exarchopoulos, Ralph Fiennes, Ralph Fiennes’ THE WHITE CROW was inspired by the book Rudolf Nureyev: The Life by Julie Kavanaugh. The drama charts the iconic dancer’s famed defection from the Soviet Union to the West in 1961, despite KGB efforts to stop him. 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.
- Rudolf Nureyev > OLEG IVENKO
- Clara Saint > ADÈLE EXARCHOPOULOS
- Alexander Pushkin > RALPH FIENNES
- Pierre Lacotte > RAPHAËL PERONNAZ
- Xenia Pushkin > CHULPAN KHAMATOVA
- Yuri Soloview > SERGEI POLUNIN
- Claire Mott > CALYPSO VALOIS
- Teja Kremke > LOUIS HOFFMAN
- Gregory Alexinsky > OLIVIER RABOURDIN