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Born in Kherson in Ukraine, Sergei Polunin dazzled audiences at an early age and he became the Royal Ballet's youngest principal. Described effusively as the James Dean of the ballet world, Polunin brought the art form into the mainstream with his good looks, power and poise. He was a modern-day rebel with a cause - electrifying performance - and his star power confirmed him as a poster boy for the modern age including an unforgettable performance in the music video to Hozier's worldwide smash, Take Me To Church. However, celebrity came at a terrible price and Polunin was driven to the brink of self-destruction by his stardom. At the age of 25, at the peak of his dizzying success, he chose to walk away from the dance form that he loved and shed the crippling weight of a gift that had become his burden. Documentary filmmaker Steven Cantor delves into the psychology of this cultural iconoclast in a revealing portrait of an artist, whose virtuosity made him a star that burned too bright.