PG | | Drama, Romance
When her daughter joins a ballet company, a former dancer is forced to confront her long-ago decision to give up the stage to have a family.
It is the only Best Picture Oscar nominee that year not to win any Academy Awards, despite being nominated 11 times.
I have weak knees...
Yuri: I like girls with weak knees.
Young ballerina: You just like girls...
During the Gala Performance sequence, when Baryshnikov is circling the stage with leaps in his "Le Corsaire" solo, the shadows of the camera on its tripod and two crew members are clearly visible on the floor.