Valentino

Directed by Ken Russell

Release Year: 1977
Running Time: 128
Color Type: Color
Country: U.K.
Language: English
Genres: Drama
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Cast
Rudolf Nureyev
Leslie Caron
Michelle Phillips
Carol Kane
Seymour Cassel

Crew
Directed by Ken Russell

Legendary filmmaker Ken Russell (The Lair of the White Worm, The Devils) directed this flamboyant film fantasia based on the life and untimely death of silent screen legend and most renowned lover, Rudolph Valentino, wonderfully played by the world's most celebrated dancer, Rudolf Nureyev (Nureyev's Don Quixote). Featuring Stunning Cinematography by Peter Suschitzky (Eastern Promises), gorgeous set designs and art direction by Philip Harrison (Mississippi Burning) and beautiful costumes by designer Shirley Russell (Reds). The Stellar cast includes Leslie Caron (Gigi), Michelle Phillips (Dillinger), Carol Kane (Hester Street), Felicity Kendal (Shakespeare-Wallah), Seymour Cassel (Minnie and Moskowitz), Linda Thorson (Tara King of the classic TV show, The Avengers) and Peter Vaughan (Straw Dogs).