People: Nov. 10, 1986

Whatever Misha wants Misha gets, and in everything from performing to generating projects, he makes it look so spectacularly easy. Mikhail Baryshnikov's latest undertaking is a movie called A Time to Dance, which is currently filming in Bari, Italy. The idea started when Baryshnikov went to Director Herbert Ross (The Turning Point) and proposed that they film the 19th century ballet Giselle together. Ross suggested expanding the concept to include a film-within-a-film plot about the world's greatest male dancer and the love affairs he has while filming a performance of Giselle. Baryshnikov did not find that hard to play. And when...

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