Set in the early 1910s at a time of passionate artistic experimentalism, and based on biographical fact, this is the story of Vaslav Nijinsky, the young and brilliant but headstrong premier danseur and aspiring choreographer of the Ballets Russes. The company is managed by the famous Sergei Diaghilev, himself a controlling and fiercely possessive impresario. The increasing tension between these powerful egos, exacerbated by homosexual desire and jealousy, becomes triangular when the young ballerina Romola de Pulsky determinedly attempts to draw the increasingly mentally unstable Nijinsky away from Diaghilev,
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Because of his Russian citizenship, Nijinsky would spend much of World War I stranded in Hungary where he was labeled as an "enemy." See more
Referenced in Harry Saltzman: Showman
L'Après-midi d'un faune
Composed by Claude Debussy See more