Mao's Last Dancer
"Mao's Last Dancer" is the inspiring true story of Li Cunxin and his extraordinary journey from a poor upbringing in rural China to international stardom as a world-class ballet dancer. Based on the best selling autobiography, the film weaves a moving tale about the quest for freedom and the courage it takes to live your own life. It compellingly captures the struggles, sacrifices and triumphs, as well as the intoxicating effects of first love and celebrity amid the pain of exile.
Cast: Kyle MacLachlan, Bruce Greenwood, Joan Chen, Alice Parkinson, Amanda Schull
Directed by: Bruce Beresford
Written by: Jan Sardi, Cunxin Li
Running time: 2hr 7min
Opens: Aug 20, 2010 Limited
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