Mao's Last Dancer

Mao's letzter Tänzer

SD FSK 6 Australia 2009 112 min
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German

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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.

Director

Bruce Beresford

Cast

Shuangbao Wang, Aden Young, Steven Heathcote, Madeleine Eastoe, Camilla Vergotis, Jack Thompson, Kyle MacLachlan, Amanda Schull, Bruce Greenwood, Joan Chen, Wen Bin Huang, Chengwu Guo, Chi Cao

Full description

At the age of 11, Li is 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 fells in love with an American woman. Two years later, he manages to defect and went on to perform as a principal dancer for the Houston Ballet and as a principal artist with the Australian Ballet.

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