Please, anybody who is interested in LGBTQ issues, avoid or protest against this kind of straightwashing. There is a complicity of silence here about the homosexual needs of this highly sexed dancer. No mention of Tab Hunter etc. (It can be said. Tab Hunter said it himself.) But once again the straight army has taken over. This is straightwashing in the same way as Bohemian Rhapsody, when it could have been more honest. The cast is good enough, but what is a dancer like Sergei Polunin doing in this when he has an open aversion to two men kissing? (In a recent interview in the Guardian (Thursday 7 March 2019) He even made stomach sickening noises to emphasise it.) Had Ralph Fiennes any knowledge of his homophobia when casting him in a film about a gay man's life? A gay man escaping the horror and oppression of being homosexual in the Soviet Union? it is not much better now in Russia and everyone in the cast should have been aware of this and given the issue more focus? Yes, everybody who was involved in this mediocre film should take on board the gay killing that this film really is. Never mind the dancing!!! What were you thinking of David Hare?
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