Mao's Last Dancer (2009)

At the age of 11, Li was plucked from a poor Chinese village by Madame Mao's cultural delegates and taken to Beijing to study ballet. In 1979, during a cultural exchange to Texas, he fell in love with an American woman. Two years later, he managed to defect and went on to perform as a principal dancer for the Houston Ballet and as a principal artist with the Australian Ballet.

Directing:
  • Bruce Beresford

Writing:
  • Jan Sardi
  • Cunxin Li

Stars:
Release Date: 2009-10-01
themoviedb icon 6.8/10
  • Country: AU
  • Language: 普通话 | English
  • Runtime: 117
  • Budget: $25,000,000
  • Revenue: $20,719,451

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