The major problem with WHITE NIGHTS is that it tries to be so many things at once that it fails to be much of anything other than a vehicle to watch two of the best dancers around strut and tap their stuff. On the surface, it has it all: love, dancing, a KGB spy plot, a plane crash, a
rock score, and a music-video look. Nikolai Rodchenko (Mikhail Baryshnikov) is a Russian defector who goes off to Europe to fulfill a ballet engagement. His plane crash-lands in Siberia, and his worst dreams are realized. He is back in the country he risked his life to flee. The KGB is thrilled to
have their most famous defector back on their soil and try their best to have him offici...