Nijinsky (1980)

The homosexual love affair between the great ballet dancer Nijinsky and his rival, impresario Sergei Diaghilev, is chronicled in this melodramatic drama.

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Rated: R
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Release Date: March 20, 1980
DVD Release Date: November 16, 1994
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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

... this unorthodox documentary works for those who have a sensitivity to the artist and to his struggles against such a cold and indifferent world.

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David Noh
Film Journal International

It's arty to a fault and also a complete mess, the kind of thing that could make even the staunchest aesthete yearn for a Hollywood action flick.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

A bold and imaginatively realized profile of a defiant artist slowly sinking into madness.

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