Nureyev documentary in cinemas 25 Sept

Nureyev: All The World His Stage

Previously unknown footage of Rudolf Nureyev will be seen for the first time in a new British documentary to be released in cinemas worldwide.  As well as interviews with those who knew Nureyev, there are contemporary dance sequences choreographed by Russell Maliphant that tell his story where no archival footage exists.  

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Piece of Magic Entertainment announces today that NUREYEV, from BAFTA nominated
directors Jacqui and David Morris, will be launching in cinemas nationwide from 25 September 2018 with daily previews at Curzon Mayfair, London from 21 September.

The striking and moving documentary traces the extraordinary life of Rudolf Nureyev, the most famous male ballet dancer of all time, who transcended the dance world to become a global icon. It charts his rise from humble beginnings, to his eventual defection to the West, an event that shocked the world.

As well as providing an unparalleled insight into the man, Nureyev contextualises the time in which he lived, exploring the charged political divide between Russia and the West and the critical role that Nureyev played as a cultural and global phenomenon.

Blending never-before-seen footage, an original score by award-winning composer Alex Baranowski, and a spellbinding series of exclusive modern dance tableaux – produced by Rattling Stick and directed by Royal Ballet alumnus Russell Maliphant, Nureyev is a theatrical and cinematic experience like no other biopic.

Made with the support of The Nureyev Foundation, and with narration by Dame Siân Phillips. Other contributors include Nureyev’s contemporaries from the dance world, Alla Osipenko, Ghislaine Thesmar and Dame Antoinette Sibley, dance experts Clement Crisp, Meredith Daneman and the late John Gruen, historian Evan Mawdsley and Nureyev’s personal friends Tamara Zakrzhevskaya, Leonid Romankov and Liuba Myasnikova.

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Bella Scarr