An expatriate Russian dancer is on a plane forced to land on Soviet territory. He is taken to an apartment in which a black American who has married a Russian woman lives with her. He is to become a dancer for the Bolshoi again, but he wishes to escape, but can he trust the American? Written by
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Did You Know?
One of three movies directed by Taylor Hackford
in the 1980's with a hit song associated with the movie. In this movie, the songs were "Say You, Say Me" written and performed by Lionel Richie and "Separate Lives" written by Stephen Bishop and Phil Collins as performer along with Marilyn Martin while in Against All Odds
(1984) the song was "Against All Odds (Take a Look at Me Now)" sung by Phil Collins
and in An Officer and a Gentleman
(1982) the song was "Up Where We Belong" sung by Joe Cocker
. All of those themes were Oscar nominated for the Best Song Academy Award. The ones performed by Collins did not win but the Cocker and Richie songs did take home the gold statuette. See more
The aircraft in the opening sequences has antennas on the wingtips when in the air, but not when on the ground. See also the trivia entry. See more
[over the P.A
Ladies and gentlemen, may I have your attention, please? This is the Captain speaking. We have developed electrical problems, and we have to land immediately. There is a Soviet military airfield about 75 miles from here...
Where are we? Are we landing?
[Kolya runs to the lavatory to destroy his identity papers
Where are you going?
Nikolai 'Kolya' Rodchenko
What do you mean? We're landing in Russia!
Written by David Foster
, Tom Keane
, and Jerry Hey
Produced and Performed by David Foster See more