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The Diaries of Vaslav Nijinsky

Not Yet Rated| 1 hr. 35 min.

Plot Summary
The Russian ballet dancer becomes famous for his amazing control, but spends decades institutionalized with mental illness.

Cast: Sir Derek Jacobi , Chris Haywood , Vicki Attard , David McAllister , Csara Buday , Michele Buday , Peter Furness , Kim Hales-McCarthur

Director: Paul Cox

Genres: Biography, Drama

Distributor: Winstar Cinema

The Diaries of Vaslav Nijinsky (2001)

Release Date: May 29th, 2002|1 hr. 35 min.

critic reviews ( 3 )
fan reviews ( )
  • Fans of Nijinsky will savor every minute of Cox's work. Those unfamiliar with Nijinsky but who are curious enough to see this film may find themselves frustrated by its nontraditional documentary style. show more

  • Unfortunately, the visuals are not compelling enough on their own to hold our interest, and a highly mannered Derek Jacobi is all wrong as the narrative voice of Nijinsky. show more

  • You don't need to have seen a lot of art films to love The Diaries of Vaslav Nijinsky. All it takes is compassionate curiosity and perhaps some lingering memory of the world as a child experiences it. show more

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