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87 Ratings


Directed by Ken Russell
United States, United Kingdom, 1977
Drama, Biography


In 1926 the tragic and untimely death of a silent screen actor caused female moviegoers to riot in the streets and in some cases to commit suicide – that actor was Rudolph Valentino.

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Valentino Directed by Ken Russell

Awards & Festivals

BAFTA Awards

1978 | 3 nominations including: Best Cinematography

Critics reviews

Perhaps it needed an extraordinary central performance to hold everything together, and while ballet superstar Rudolf Nureyev’s first acting role brings masculine beauty and sheer mystique to the proceedings, his Russian-accented line readings simply lack emotional credibility.
March 04, 2016

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