White Nights 1985

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White Nights ★★½ 1985 (PG-13)

A Russian ballet dancer who defected to the U.S. (Baryshnikov) is a passenger on a jet that crashes in the Soviet Union. With the aid of a disillusioned expatriate tap dancer (Hines), he plots to escape again. The excellent dance sequences elevate the rather lame story. ♫Say You, Say Me. 135m/C VHS, DVD . Mikhail Baryshnikov, Gregory Hines, Isabella Rossellini, Helen Mirren, Jerzy Skolimowski, Geraldine Page; D: Taylor Hackford; C: David Watkin; M: Michel Colombier. Oscars ‘85: Song (“Say You, Say Me”); Golden Globes ‘86: Song (“Say You, Say Me”).