Viewers suffer through a 92-minute montage of clichéd images -- fields of wheat, diaphanous skirts, birds in flight -- as narrator Derek Jacobi reads from Nijinsky's diaries. As one might imagine, insane ramblings make for poor monologue. Evidence such insight as: "I am feeling in the flesh, and not intellect in the flesh... Beauty cannot be discussed; beauty cannot be criticized. I love beauty because I feel it." After an hour or so, you'll want to scratch at your own skin for diversion.
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The remains of legendary ballet dancer Vaslav Nijinsky's widow have finally been buried beside him in Paris' Montmartre cemetery - 27 years after she passed away.
ROMOLA NIKINSKAYA, who died destitute in 1978, requested to be buried beside her late husband, but SERGE LIFAR - who owned the burial plot - refused to grant permission and she was instead buried a few metres away.
Lifar's widow - a Swedish countess - finally gave permission for Nikinskaya to join her husband last year (04) and she was exhumed and reinterred in a family ceremony earlier this year (05).
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