The Ken Russell-directed video has Elton John regularly crossing the border post into Communist Europe. One of the guards is Nikita, and gradually the two fall in love. The girl in the video is Anya Major, who played the hammer thrower in a famous "1984" television commercial
for Apple Computer. The video also features a red Bentley Continental Convertible, which was owned by Elton John from 1985 to 2000.