Nureyev: From Russia with Love
2007 BBC Two/ PBS
NOMINATED FOR FIPA 2008, BIARRITZ (PERFORMING ARTS DOCUMENTARY)
This psychological profile of the peerless Russian dancer, Rudolf Nureyev, contains exclusive new footage of his early years with the Kirov Ballet in Leningrad. It also tells the story of his affair with a young East German dancer, Teja Kremke, and his subsequent defection to the West during the Kirov’s visit to Paris in 1961.
This film was made by BBC Classical Music, Television
|Archive Research||Alex Cowan, Jane Pritchard|
|Research||Roman Gerasimov, Laurent Tabet, Dimitry Saltykovsky|
|Production Manager||Charlotte Gazzard|
|Dubbing Mixer||Andrew Sears|
|Executive Producer||Peter Maniura|
|Film Editor||Samuel Santana|
|Written and produced by||John Bridcut|
1 x 90'
‘The prelude behind the Iron Curtain proves a mesmerising subject… The material is of novelistic richness’