White Nights is a 1985 musical drama directed by Taylor Hackford. A Soviet ballet dancer, Nikolai Rodchenko (Mikhail Baryshnikov), had previously defected to the West. After a plane accident, he finds himself trapped in the Soviet Union. The KGB pressures him to dance again in the Soviet Union, while an American tap dancer, Raymond Greenwood (Gregory Hines), who has defected to the USSR, helps him plot an escape. It also showcases a blend of ballet and tap dancing performances by its lead actors. The film was criticized for its plot but praised for its dancing.
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