“White Crow” (England, 2018, biopic, 127m, R)

“White Crow” (England, 2018, biopic, 127m, R)

Written by David Hare and directed by Ralph Fiennes. It stars Oleg Ivenko as the ballet dancer Rudolf Nureyev. The drama charts the iconic dancer’s famed defection from the Soviet Union to the West in 1961, despite KGB efforts to stop him.

chronicling  his life and dance career.  

Inspired  by the book “Rudolf Nureyev: The Life by Julie Kavanaugh.” Fiennes also plays a role as Nureyev’s dance teacher and mentor.

“The Nureyev story is a very good one, and Fiennes and Hare tell it well” — David Stratton, The Australian

Sponsored by Saginaw County Commissioner Cheryl Hadsell and by Jodi & Lenny LeFevre.