‘The White Crow’ – Dancing From Stage To Screen

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Academy Award®-nominee Ralph Fiennes and BAFTA-winning screenwriter David Hare bring the incredible true story of the legendary Rudolf Nureyev, one of the greatest and most famous ballet dancers of the 20th century, vividly to life in The White Crow – which comes to Digital Download, Blu-ray and DVD on 5th August.

Ukrainian ballet star, Oleg Ivenko, took on the role of the young Nureyev in his first ever acting role, following in the footsteps of the Russian dancer himself who ventured into acting as Rudolph Valentino in Ken Russell’s film of the same name in 1977.

To celebrate the release of The White Crow, we take a look back at the ballet dancers who have also made the same leap from stage to the screen.

Moira Shearer

Scottish-born Moira Shearer received her early ballet training with the Russian teacher Nicholas Legat, a former premier dancer with the Russian Imperial Ballet.
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