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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reportedly was insistent with the film's producers that gramatically-correct Russian be spoken in the film instead of the often nonsensical hybrid often used in American motion pictures. 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!
Referenced in Rio
Say You, Say Me
Written and Performed by Lionel Richie See more