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May 3, 2019

At the Movies: Nureyev film full of political intrigue

Associated Press

Ralph Fiennes directs and also plays the part of an influential ballet instructor in Rudi's life, Pushkin. Fiennes has been mulling over this story for about two decades, since he read author Julie Kavanagh's 2007 biography, “Nureyev: The Life.”

The great Soviet ballet dancer Rudolf Nureyev does not come across as particularly likable in ”The White Crow,” Ralph Fiennes' elegant biopic of his early years.

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