The Diaries of Vaslav Nijinsky Reviews

June 25, 2005
August 14, 2002
August 2, 2002
Those who are only mildly curious, I fear, will be put to sleep or bewildered by the artsy and often pointless visuals.
July 26, 2002
Cox is far more concerned with aggrandizing madness, not the man, and the results might drive you crazy.
July 26, 2002
Jacobi, the most fluent of actors, is given relatively dry material from Nijinsky's writings to perform, and the visuals, even erotically frank ones, become dullingly repetitive.
July 25, 2002
Cox offers plenty of glimpses at existing photos, but there are no movies of Nijinsky, so instead the director treats us to an aimless hodgepodge.
July 15, 2002
The film would work much better as a video installation in a museum, where viewers would be free to leave. Immediately.
June 28, 2002
Nijinsky says, 'I know how to suffer' and if you see this film you'll know too.
June 27, 2002
Better at putting you to sleep than a sound machine.
June 25, 2002
Well-nigh unendurable...though the picture strains to become cinematic poetry, it remains depressingly prosaic and dull.
May 29, 2002
For dance completists only.
May 28, 2002
A real snooze.