The Diaries of Vaslav Nijinsky Reviews

November 22, 2002
Certainly no biopic, Nijinsky is short on facts, but long on expression.
November 22, 2002
Just the labour involved in creating the layered richness of the imagery in this chiaroscuro of madness and light is astonishing.
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.
August 2, 2002
Has its share of arresting images.
July 26, 2002
Fans of Nijinsky will savor every minute of Cox's work.
July 26, 2002
It is not a mass-market entertainment but an uncompromising attempt by one artist to think about another.
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.
June 27, 2002
Better at putting you to sleep than a sound machine.
May 30, 2002
I've never seen or heard anything quite like this film, and I recommend it for its originality alone.
May 29, 2002
Mr. Jacobi's recitation is illustrated with a rush of sensuous nature imagery, beautifully photographed by Mr. Cox and Hans Sonneveld and underscored with a lush soundtrack by Paul Grabowsky.
May 29, 2002
It's not like having a real film of Nijinsky, but at least it's better than that eponymous 1980 biopic that used soap in the places where the mysteries lingered.
May 28, 2002
A real snooze.