Young prodigy of the famous Kirov ballet, Rudolf Nureyev is in Paris in June 1961 to perform on the stage of the Opera. Fascinated by the crazy Parisian nights and the artistic and cultural life of the capital, he became friends with Clara Saint, a young woman introduced to upscale circles. But the men of the KGB responsible for monitoring him do not look favorably at his “Western” associates and call him to order. Confronted with a terrible dilemma, Nureyev will have to make an irrevocable choice, which will upset his life forever. But who will get him into history?