Turning Point

Posted by Claudia Moser on 8:03 PM in
This week's blog hop within the Writer Post Group is TURNING POINTS, which gives me the opportunity to introduce to you a older movie from 1977 with Anne Bancroft, Shirley MacLaine and Mikhail Baryshnikov.

The name? That is easy right? Turning Point, below the trailer.

Baryshnikov is one of the greatest and biggest names in dance, with an amazing interpretation of music and feelings. One of his famous ballet moments is The Nutcracker:

Isn't he simply great?



I've seen the movie and the ballet, they are both wonderful. I remember the excitement around the world when Baryshnikov defected to Canada which was a turning point for him.

Very lovely!

Thanks for sharing with us in the Positivity Group!

I haven't seen this movie---and I do like movies with Shirley MacLaine...so I'm not sure how I missed this. It will be my next movie to rent from netflix!! Thanks for sharing...and great take on Turning Points.

@Belle - thank you for the extra view on the entry, indeed a turning point!
@Marian - welcome!
@Jenn - glad I gave you something for the next rent :) And thank you for words of appreciation!

Anonymous says:

I've never seen the movie, but I'll add it to my ever-growing list! And the ballet, now that I love! :O)

We are going to Greece & Malta! Have you travelled there before? x

Hi Claudia. I agree with you, Baryishnikov is wonderful. Of course, I still remember Rudolph Nuryev, and he was pretty special too!! I hadn't seen that film either, so thanks for sharing it with us. Have a great weekend, and HOPE THE SUN SHINES FOR YOU!!

@Karen - that is indeed a nice concidence :=)
@Beth - I am curious if you enjoy it, the ballet scenes are simply amazing!
@Christie - yes, of course! Enjoy your time!
@Diane - Nuryev was also an amazing dancer! Tomorrow they announced better weather, but I don't know if it's going to be true, let's hope!

So graceful, elegant, fluid, beautiful . I think I was a little in love with him, and Nuryev, when I was younger. I know I danced with them many time... in my dreams *smile* Thanks for sharing this beautiful moment *hugs*

@Gil - he was and still is an amazing dancer! And I think you were not wrong in dreaming :-)

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