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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Two men. Not soldiers. Not heroes. Just dancers. Willing to risk their lives for freedom-and each other.
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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
Colonel, there's something I think you should hear
Later. I'm busy.
But sir ...
[raising his voice
Captain Kirigin, can't you see I'm busy?
[smiles knowingly at Raymond
Very well, Colonel.
Written and Performed by Vladimir Vysotskiy
(as Vladimir Visotsky) See more