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 Kirov Academy of Ballet again, but he wishes to escape, but can he trust the American? Written by
John Vogel <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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?
The name of the ballet sequence seen at the start of the movie was "Le Jeune Homme et La Mort". It was first choreographed by in 1946 by Roland Petit
. This ballet was based on a Theme of Jean Cocteau
. See more
During Chaiko's interrogation of Rodchenko at the clinic, the torn items thrown on Rodchenko change. The image of a partial American Express Gold Card appears, disappears, then re-appears during the course of the questioning. See more
Don't do this! He's just a goddamn dancer!
Yes, I agree, not worth her life, is he? Vshtay!
Referenced in Mysteries of Love
Written by John Hiatt
Produced by Phil Ramone
Performed by John Hiatt
Courtesy of Geffin Records See more