White Nights (Also Known As: Sol de medianoche ) is a Drama film directed by Taylor Hackford and written by James Goldman (screenplay), Eric Hughes (screenplay) . It released on 6 December 1985 (USA) . The film stars Mikhail Baryshnikov, Gregory Hines, Jerzy Skolimowski . An expatriate Russian dancer is on a plane forced to land on Soviet territory. He is taken to an apartment in which a black American who has married a Russian woman lives with her.