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Nureyev is a movie starring Siân Phillips, Dick Cavett, and Margot Fonteyn. This striking and moving documentary from BAFTA nominated directors Jacqui and David Morris traces the extraordinary life of Rudolf Nureyev. From his birth...

Other Titles
Nureyev: Lifting the Curtain, Nureyev: An Orgy of One, Nureyev. Il mondo, il suo palco
Running Time
1 hours 49 minutes
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
David Morris, Jacqui Morris
David Morris, Jacqueline Morris
Richard Avedon, Margot Fonteyn, Dick Cavett, Siân Phillips
Audio Languages
日本語, اللغة_العربية, English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
Japanese, اللغة_العربية, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

This striking and moving documentary from BAFTA nominated directors Jacqui and David Morris traces the extraordinary life of Rudolf Nureyev. From his birth in the 5th class carriage of a trans-Siberian train, to his dramatic leap to freedom in the West at the height of the Cold War, and unprecedented adulation as the most famous dancer in the world. The film highlights Nureyev's unlikely yet legendary partnership with Margot Fonteyn and charts his meteoric rise to the status of global cultural phenomenon. Nureyev's life plays out like the sweeping plot of a classic Russian novel. His story is Russia's story. Blending never-before-seen footage, with an original score by award-winning composer Alex Baranowski and spellbinding newly choreographed dance tableaux directed by Royal Ballet alumnus, Russell Maliphant, Nureyev is a theatrical and cinematic experience like no other. This is a portrayal as unique as the man himself. There will never be another Nureyev.

Comments about documentary «Nureyev» (24)

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I'd like to congratulate the entire team for a very impressive film. The themes of the film have been a bit challenging for me because of the lack of reliable historical evidence about the history of the city, and about the manner in which the life and death of a person in those times was portrayed in the film. Nevertheless, I believe this is a very important film about the subject, and I was happy that it was made in a way that was not made to stir up anti-Russian feelings or debate about the political history of the time. It is the view of the director, Peter Khaldei, that this film is not a historical documentary, but is instead a documentary about a period of history in which not much was known. The film is a comprehensive and definitive look at a specific time in the lives of the citizens of Nureyev. The main focus of the film is on the events that took place around the killing of a man in Nureyev during the reign of the Tsar. The film goes into depth about what actually happened that day and how the people reacted to it. While it is difficult to make a film about the people of a particular era, there is a lot of historical information in this film that can be made available to the public and is not necessarily easy to find. The film makes it clear that the people of Nureyev acted in a very confused way at the time and that a lot of events were out of their control. The events portrayed in the film were of great importance to the people and the film also offers a good deal of historical information about the events that happened during the reign of Tsar Ivan the Terrible. The film presents the most accurate and objective views that can be made of the period of the Russian Empire, with some exceptions. For example, the film shows a lot of incidents that occurred during the reign of Tsar Ivan the Terrible, but only one incident that is shown is of interest. However, all of the events in the film are accurately shown. While it is a bit difficult to make a film about the people of a specific era, the film presents the most accurate and objective views that can be made of the people of that era. It does this with some exceptions, but the film is very accurate and comprehensive. This film can be viewed by people of all ages, and for all audiences. It is very educational, and the people of the film are interesting to listen to. For example, the movie focuses on how a woman reacts to the news of the death of her husband, and how a man reacts to the news of his wife's death. The film does not have a single negative comment about the people in the film, and there are several that are very positive. While the film may not be for everyone, it is a very good film and I am glad that it was made. It is an educational film about a period of history in which little was known.

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Johnny K.

Kerzanov's most important work, the Soviet Union is still remembered for it's socialist aspects and struggles. For many Russians this is also a classic tale of how a small group of rebels (known as "sovietosyndicalists") fought back against an oppressive system. It has been said that this is the film that launched the careers of the political activists who would later go on to inspire many others to act on their principles. One man who is very clear on his personal motivations for helping out is artist Natalia Pushkina. She took part in the Russian Revolution and has since moved on to become an activist in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where she is currently working. She has a collection of personal memories about the revolution that she can share with the rest of us. Her recollections are a rich collection of Russian literature, the arts and philosophy, and the political and social situations that the people of the USSR faced. For some people it will be a reminder of a time when it was much easier to make a difference and to fight back against the system. For others, it will be a reminder that sometimes we have to look at our own personal histories and our own personal experiences to make sure that the world we live in isn't the same as the one we were raised in.

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Vassiliy Nabokov was no doubt one of the most important writers of the 20th century. His works and his personal life were deeply ingrained in the lives of many Russian intellectuals and their contemporaries, and although his works are not available in English, Nabokov's literary and artistic legacy lives on in Russian culture. However, Nabokov is not necessarily popular with the masses of Russians, and not every film in the Nabokov canon was initially able to achieve an audience. As a result, this documentary is not only dedicated to the author himself, but to his numerous works, and especially to the novel "Chernobyl Diaries". The documentary takes the viewer on a tour through the lives of those who were or are connected to the author. I found the interviews to be very interesting. There were many interesting individuals, and they all have their own stories to tell. A film like this would not be complete without interviewing one of the most prominent writers of Russian culture, Mikhail Gorbachev. He was a very famous politician, but he had the reputation for being a rather crude and sometimes illogical person. One of his most famous quotes, often attributed to him, is, "Do not judge a book by its cover." While he was definitely more rational than his public persona, I think it is difficult to argue that his comments are not at times inappropriate. However, despite this, the documentary is a good introduction to the writer, as it includes his most famous work, the novel "Chernobyl Diaries". In fact, the interview with him is quite interesting, as he speaks of his childhood in a military camp, and his love for poetry. He also talks about his writing, and even seems to enjoy being interviewed. It is also fascinating to see how many of his fellow intellectuals relate to him. While many people have pointed to the USSR as a country that had a very limited freedom, some of them also defended him as a patriot and even a revolutionary. Although I am a leftist, I do not agree with this statement. While he was indeed a brave man, he was also sometimes very naive and didn't understand what the Soviet Union stood for, and sometimes questioned what the Russian people really wanted. I think there is a lot of truth to this statement. The film doesn't argue that he was a revolutionary, but rather that he was a genuine socialist. The interview with his granddaughter is also very interesting, as she also agrees with this. I am very grateful that the film managed to have a chance to interview Nabokov himself, as he is one of the most interesting people in the history of Russian literature. Although this interview is very informative, it is also fascinating to hear the author speak about his personal life, which he is quite open about. However, it is very easy to see the author as a very rich man who made many great works, but still seems to be too poor to buy a bicycle. Overall, this is a very interesting documentary that is worth seeing. However, it is not quite as enjoyable as it could have been.

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Ashley Lee

This film was shot in March, 1998 in Bulgaria, by the director of the film, Dr. Osman Pestov, who gave the film the title "My Life, My Life". This film is a drama. The film is about the life of Dr. Osman Pestov (the head of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences), who is a well-known scientist and a philosopher who is a colleague of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. The film deals with his childhood, adolescence, young adulthood, and the end of his career. We can see his life, his love for his wife and children, and his work. There is a scene in which he is having a conversation with his daughter, Maria. Her words tell us much about his personality, his emotions, and his relationship with his family and his colleagues. I found the film very interesting, as it has a wide range of emotions. It is about life, passion, passion, love, and the end of the career. It is a drama, not a documentary. The people in the film are interesting people. They have many different personalities. I liked the images of Bulgaria, where Pestov lives and works. I particularly liked the work of the director, Dr. Osman Pestov, who made the film. He filmed the film in Bulgaria, and in Romania and Germany. The film is a part of his film series "People". It was shown on many television channels, and on television in Canada. It is worth to see the film.

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Amanda W.

To watch this film was an experience. A unique story and a documentary on the greatest Soviet athlete of all time. Some would say this documentary is like a little movie but it's more like a documentary. Although the film is mostly about his life, it is also about his rise to the top of his sport, his problems with his team, and his rise to the top of the sport. This documentary does a great job of covering his achievements and the problems he had with the Soviet Union. The problem was that his country had no space for sports and no space for sportsmen. This documentary shows us what happened to a nation with no space for sportsmen and no space for sports. The documentary covers the highlights of his life. The highlights are the most interesting parts of the documentary. The most interesting parts are not the stories of the man but the stories of the people. The main story of this documentary is his journey through the Soviet Union. The people in the Soviet Union were very isolated and were ruled by a dictator. But the people of the Soviet Union learned that they needed to support each other. The people realized that if they supported each other, they would all benefit. There was no one to go to for help. If a guy wanted to fight, he had to go to a friend who had a chance to win a championship. If a man wanted to run, he had to get a friend who had a chance to win. All of these things helped build the Soviet Union into the great nation that it is today. I liked this documentary because of the stories that were told and the way the documentary was told. I think it is a good documentary because the people that it was made about were real people. I also liked that the documentary was told from the point of view of a non-Russian. People that know little about the Soviet Union know that it is not like the Soviet Union today. It's not like a dictatorship that the people can go to for help. The documentary shows that it is a communist country. I also like that the documentary is about people. I think that a good documentary can show the people of the Soviet Union but can also show the people that the Soviet Union is not like the Soviet Union today.

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I had the pleasure of seeing this documentary at the South by Southwest festival in Austin, TX. The film, directed by Sean Clements, is a true story of a single father and his son, and how the loss of a child can change a family forever. The film is based on the true story of Rufus, who was the father of two young boys, who were killed in a tragic car accident in 1980. It is a very powerful film, with many powerful moments. It is extremely well-made, with great interviews, great footage, and great cinematography. It is also extremely emotional, and I could not help but feel for the father and son that lost their lives. The film is not for the faint of heart, but it is definitely a film that will not disappoint. I highly recommend this film, and I strongly urge people to see it.

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I do not know why this documentary is not on the top 100 documentaries. As I have seen it before. This documentary has made many people and many different backgrounds to think about this topic. For me, this is the best documentary to come out in my life time. The reason I gave it 7 stars is that I think the directors did a good job in portraying different perspectives and not being all negative. One should always look for the good and be objective, if it's not the case, don't even think about it. There is a lot of opinions on this topic, and it's nice to have a good overview of this topic. My biggest complaint is that the movie is too long and I think a couple of hours would have been more efficient. I don't want to waste my time and money, but I was hoping for a shorter version and that it would end before the hour mark. I think that there are many good points about this documentary that should have been included in the title, but I do believe that there are points that are not mentioned that are important. I don't want to spoil the movie for you but I think that this documentary is much better than I expected.

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John Oliver

I saw this documentary on the second day of the Tribeca Film Festival. It was a very interesting presentation of a man who was a writer, actor, and filmmaker. He was born in Siberia and spent the last years of his life there. It was a very well-done documentary and it is one that is very much worth watching. The subject is fascinating and the film tells his story from the point of view of the people who knew him best. A good documentary that will be enjoyed by anyone who has had a life similar to this one. The story is told in a very interesting way. I highly recommend it to anyone who has a life similar to the one portrayed in the film. This documentary is very well-done and I believe that it will be one of the highlights of the festival.

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Aaron Gilbert

I have seen this film twice and I find it very compelling. It is a film about a man who is the most famous and influential Russian writer of his time. It is a very funny film, with a lot of surprises. The film is very interesting, with some scenes that are very hard to watch. I would not recommend this film to people who like serious films. I think it is one of the best films of the last decade, and I would rate it 9/10.

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Doris Griffin

This documentary is a must see for all of us who have lived through the Soviet era and its aftermath. It gives a great insight into the mentality of the Soviet Union and how the masses of people were manipulated. It also shows how the Soviet Union was run by the Party and the Soviet leaders. The documentary also shows how the Soviet Union was able to hold onto power during the Cold War, and how the Soviet Union lost it's grip on power during the Soviet Union's collapse. This documentary is a must see for anyone who is interested in the Soviet Union and its history.

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Kathy M.

After reading some of the comments here on IMDb I decided to make my own and here is my review of it. This movie was nominated for the Academy Awards for Best Documentary and for the Cinematography. I really loved it and felt it was a very honest look at some very real problems that are facing the world today. However, I am one of the few who really doesn't get it. The problem is that most of the world is suffering from major problems like nuclear war, disease, poverty, pollution, poverty, and lack of proper food, clean water, energy, clean water, clean air, and proper food. In my opinion the world needs to just stop and look around and make the solutions. The problem is that in many cases people are just unwilling to look at things. Even the young generation are really resistant to change. I really hope that this movie helps show people the problems of the world today and helps them to open their eyes and see what is really happening around them. This movie is a must see and you should really see it.

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Ralph L.

I've never been to Moscow, but I've heard about it a lot and heard of it on TV. After seeing this movie I am curious to know what it's like. What do Russians think of it? It's also interesting to hear people's views about communism. I've heard that some Russians think it's bad and in some way harmful. What is their opinion? I do think that it is a lot different from what I've heard. But I'd love to know how they feel about it. This movie gives us a glimpse of what it was like to live in the USSR and in the North Caucasus. The style of this movie is very realistic. The images are often close-up, giving the viewer a strong sense of what it was like. The Russian director did a great job of capturing the emotion of the people. The acting is also very realistic. There's no Hollywood-style character development. But there are certain moments that really stand out. I highly recommend this movie. It is a must-see.

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Jordan M.

I really enjoyed this documentary. Although it was slightly slow, it never dragged on, and it was very educational. I didn't think it was too scary or boring, and I think it was a good film for teenagers. It also had some good quotes, and the people interviewed were also quite interesting. The one thing that annoyed me was that they went into a lot of detail about a lot of the problems that many people in the Soviet Union had, but they never really talked about the problems that we had. I thought it was very interesting that they talked about what the Soviet Union was like, but not so much about what we were like. I also felt that they didn't really show much of the Russian language. They talked about the Russians, but they never really talked about what the Russians were like. Overall, I liked this documentary very much. It was very informative and it had some really good quotes. I would definitely recommend it to anyone who likes documentaries, because it is definitely worth it.

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Christian B.

I was a student of Russian cinema during the 1980s, when a handful of truly great films emerged from the country. This film is a really good one of those films, and it is also a particularly painful one. In the midst of the Soviet period in the late 1930s, a young Russian doctor by the name of Nikolai Gogol was tragically killed in a firebombing. This led to the Soviet Union's hard-line policies towards the Russians. The doctor's works were banned and his works were considered blasphemous, leading to his physical and mental suicide. The film shows how the Russians reacted to this tragedy, their reaction to Gogol's work, and their attempts to suppress and censor it. It is a very painful and painful film. The subject matter is shocking, and it does not get easier to watch. This is a very difficult film to watch, because it is hard to take the portrayal of Gogol and his work seriously. This film is really very important, because it shows that the Soviet regime suppressed the artistic freedom of its people. It is difficult to watch, because it is very hard to take seriously. I have seen this film and it is very painful, and that is why I do not recommend it. You will definitely not want to watch this film.

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If you're a fan of Francis Ford Coppola and the music he's best known for, you'll love this. It's an interesting look at a very famous musical act that came from the 70's and has remained virtually unchanged since. What's great about the documentary is that it's not just about the music, but it goes into detail about how the act was created and what the people who worked on it were trying to accomplish. It's well-made, it's not "Hollywood," it's "art," and it's totally cool. See it.

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Nathan B.

This film was a great tribute to the art of film. The director did an excellent job of showing how the medium works. He did a great job of showing how people come together to make films. He showed the different stages of film making and how it changes. He also showed how people have a different reaction to different things. I am so glad I was able to watch this film. I will be buying this on DVD when it comes out.

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I have been a fan of documentary films for years, and even more so of documentaries about Russian life. I saw this film at a film festival in Moscow, and I was blown away by the content. The filmmaker, Nadezhda Melnikova, is a journalist who has spent the past few years living in Russia and documenting the daily lives of the Russian people. She has had a very personal interest in Russian life, and has taken a very close look at it. She talks to people about their families, their jobs, their lives, and even their feelings about their country. Her subjects range from young people to old people, but all of them have something in common. The film is told in a very straightforward manner, so that the viewer can follow the story without having to read the subtitles. This is a very interesting and unique film, and I highly recommend it to anyone who is interested in the Russian culture.

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I'm not sure why there's so much negativity on this film. It's not a documentary, not intended to be one. It's just a very emotional documentary about a man who is dealing with cancer and his wife who is dealing with her own health issues. He has a lot of energy and some great, down to earth stories to tell. He's very relatable and I think people can relate to his life. There's a lot of drama, lots of heartbreak, some great moments. It's just a very human, well done story. 7/10

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Jason P.

From all the reports I've read and watched, this is a very clever and subtle little film. One of the most interesting aspects of the film is that it's not so much about the environment or the environment as much as it is about the people in the world. The idea of the film is that the people of the world are largely ignorant of the environment. It's about the big cities and the big industries that are destroying the environment. Yet the people of the world do not understand how the atmosphere works and they believe that the environment is a total mystery. And when this is shown, it's just an excuse for more and more pollution. The idea is simple, but the execution is very good. This is what I love most about this film. This film is not a total loss because it's a very clever and subtle film. It doesn't even try to be too deep. It tries to show that the environment is an issue that is affecting people, and yet it does not pretend to be a serious issue. The idea is that it's just about the environment. The only reason the film is made is that there are so many people that do not care about the environment, and it's just another way of showing that the environment is important. This film is very well made. The photography and sound is very good. I love the editing. The music is very effective. I especially love the music that is used in the film. It's very rare to find a film with such good sound and music, but this is one of them. This film is intelligent. I'm a very skeptical person. I don't have a high opinion of movies. This film was made very cleverly. I think it is one of the best documentaries I have ever seen. I think this film is brilliant. I highly recommend this film to anyone.

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I was pleasantly surprised by this documentary. It is not just a history lesson, but a sort of a history lesson for those who are unfamiliar with the situation. I don't know the details of the Armenian Genocide, but I am familiar with the events surrounding it, and this film is a good place to start learning more about the subject. The film is divided into three parts: 1. What happened in 1915 and what happened after that. 2. The Armenian Genocide. 3. The Armenian Freedom Struggle. The first part is very straightforward, showing the horrors of the Armenian Genocide and the reasons why it happened. It's a bit depressing, but the second part is very uplifting and makes you feel good. The third part is more of a history lesson. The first part was made by a woman, and the second part is a documentary, made by a man, who does not know much about the subject. This makes the documentary very personal, and makes the documentary feel very personal. I would recommend this documentary to everyone who wants to learn more about the subject. 9/10

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Kathy Lane

One of the best documentaries I've seen. The story is told from the point of view of the children and their parents. It is a very powerful and heart-wrenching story. It is very well-filmed and the sound quality is amazing. I really recommend this film.

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I saw this film at the Sundance Film Festival in January and it was a great experience. I was drawn in by the beauty of the photography and the fact that it was shot on location. The documentary is very well-done and captures the same sense of the Russian culture that I have experienced as a teenager. I also think that the film-makers captured the beauty of the culture of the Soviet Union in a way that I have never seen before. The film is very well-made and informative. I would recommend this film to anyone who wants to learn more about the Russian culture. I also would recommend this film to anyone who has never heard of the Soviet Union or the Soviet Union before.

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William Cunningham

I had the pleasure of watching this documentary at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival. I was blown away by the raw, intense, and brutally honest truth that the men, women and children who were the victims of the Chernobyl disaster were forced to live through. A truly captivating documentary that will keep you on the edge of your seat, and will leave you thinking about the "lessons learned" and the "quest for justice."

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A documentary about a very unusual phenomenon: the belief in a cosmic force that is alive and powerful enough to give life to the deceased. The documentary is extremely slow-paced and lacks some depth, but this is because the subject matter is so complex. The documentary is a great example of a documentary that is so deep and very difficult to understand, but it is so worth watching. The documentary does a great job at explaining the theory of "dead energy" that is responsible for everything that happens in the world. The documentary also discusses how these "dead energy" is the main reason that the world is in a constant state of war. This documentary is an excellent example of how documentaries can be great. The documentary is very informative, but also very difficult to understand. It is a documentary that should be watched by everyone.