The White Crow
|The White Crow|
Theatrical release poster
|Directed by||Ralph Fiennes|
|Produced by||Carolyn Marks Blackwood|
|Screenplay by||David Hare|
|Based on||Rudolf Nureyev: The Life|
by Julie Kavanagh
|Music by||Ilan Eshkeri|
Magnolia Mae Films
Work in Progress
|Distributed by||StudioCanal UK|
|Language||English, Russian, French|
|Box office||US$7.3 million|
It is inspired by the book Rudolf Nureyev: The Life by Julie Kavanagh. The title is a reference to his childhood moniker of white crow (with a somewhat similar meaning to "black sheep" in English), because he was unusual.
- Oleg Ivenko as Rudolf Nureyev
- Adèle Exarchopoulos as Clara Saint
- Chulpan Khamatova as Xenia Jurgenson
- Ralph Fiennes as Alexander Pushkin
- Aleksey Morozov (actor) as Strizhevsky
- Anastasiya Meskova as Alla Osipenko
- Dmitriy Karanevskiy as Leonid
- Nadezhda Markina as bureaucrat
- Kseniya Ryabinkina as Anna Udaltsova
- Raphaël Personnaz as Pierre Lacotte
- Olivier Rabourdin as Alexinsky
- Ravshana Kurkova as Farida Nureyeva
- Louis Hofmann as Teja Kremke
- Sergei Polunin as Yuri Soloviev
- Maksimilian Grigoriyev as Rudolf Nureyev (age 8)
- Zach Avery as Michael Jones
- Yves Heck as Jagaud-Lachaume
On review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes reports a positive rating of 68% based on 103 reviews, with an average rating of 6.38/10. The website's critical consensus reads, "The White Crow lacks the nimble grace of its subject, but as a reasonably diverting primer on a pivotal period in the life of a brilliant artist, it just about sticks the landing." Metacritic, which assigns a weighted average rating to reviews, gives the film a normalized score of 54 out of 100, based on 8 critics, indicating "mixed or average reviews."
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- The White Crow at the British Film Institute
- The White Crow on IMDb
- The White Crow at Rotten Tomatoes
- The White Crow at Metacritic
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