24 June 2015, Wednesday, 10:29

Actor of Schindler's List will direct a film about Rudolf Nureyev


UFA, 24 June 2015. /Bashinform News Agency, Arthur Basyrov/. Ralph Fiennes, the British actor of the Schindler's List film will direct a biographical film about Rudolf Nureyev, Lenta.ru reports with reference to The Guardian.

According to the publication, the film will be based on the book by the journalist and former ballerina Julie Kavanagh "Rudolf Nureyev: The Life". The script will be written by the British playwright David Hare.

According to Lenta.ru the film by Ralph Fiennes will feature one major episode in the life of the dancer. It may be his emigration to Paris, acting in the film "Valentino" and "Exposed" (with Nastassja Kinski), a love affair with Danish dancer Erik Bruhn, or work as the head of the Paris Opera Ballet.

It is planned to start shooting in 2016.