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Mao's Last Dancer (2009)

PG117 min.Biography | Drama | Music
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$200K (USA)
$4.8MM (USA)
6 wins & 20 nominations See all »
A drama based on the autobiography by Li Cunxin. 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. Written By Anonymous  Less

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