PG-13 | | Drama, Music
A Russian American ballet dancer's airplane is forced to land in USSR, where he's "repatriated". He stays with an American man married to a Russian. Will the American help him flee USSR?
The closing credits roll declare that this movie was: "Made at Thorn EMI Elstree Studios, Borehamwood, Herts (Hertfordshire), England, and on-location in Finland, Portugal, and Scotland".
Nikolai 'Kolya' Rodchenko:
Please inform American embassy that I am here. I am an American citizen.
Colonel Chaiko: What you call yourself is of no concern to us. Here, you're just a criminal.
Nikolai 'Kolya' Rodchenko: The world will demand that you hand me over.
Colonel Chaiko: The world. The world is overjoyed that we allowed a plane...
During Chaiko's interrogation of Rodchenko at the clinic, the torn items thrown on Rodchenko change. The image of a partial American Express Gold Card appears, disappears, then re-appears during the course of the questioning.
The UK cinema release was cut by 16s to remove two uses of 'fuck' to earn a PG rating. Subsequent video versions restore the strong language and raise the certificate to 15.
$477,539 24 November 1985