|Fri 12th April||7.45pm A/D|
|Sat 13th April||7.45pm A/D|
|Sun 14th April||4.30pm A/D|
|Mon 15th April||7.45pm A/D S/T|
|Tues 16th April||7.45pm A/D|
|Thurs 18th April||10.30am A/D|
Dir: Ralph Fiennes | UK/Serbia/France | 2018 | 127 mins
Cast: Oleg Ivenko, Ralph Fiennes, Louis Hofmann, Adèle Exarchopoulos, Sergei Polunin
Ralph Fiennes’ third directorial outing is a thrilling biopic of virtuosic ballet dancer Rudolf Nureyev, whose defection from the USSR stunned the world at the height of the Cold War. In 1961 Soviet authorities send the Kirov Ballet to Paris to impress Western audiences, but one dancer causes a sensation far beyond the stage: the electrifying Rudolf Nureyev (Oleg Ivenko), who, drawn to the city’s less restrictive culture, finds himself in a high stakes game of cat-and-mouse with the KGB. Inspired by Julie Kavanagh’s biography and scripted by David Hare, Fiennes’ evocative film depicts a wildly talented man whose astonishing life reverberated through the worlds of ballet and international relations.
The screening on the evening of Mon 15th April will be shown with subtitles projected onto the screen for the hearing impaired, and these are signified by the symbol S/T on the website and in our monthly brochure. Please note all other screenings of these films are without subtitles.
A/D For the visually impaired, we offer audio description via a headset, on this film. Please ask at the Box Office to borrow a headset. All films with audio description available are signified by a single asterisk or A/D on the website and in our monthly brochure. For more information visit our Audio and Soft Subtitles Page
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