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Mao's Last Dancer

2009-10-01 | Drama / Romance
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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. 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.
Director: Bruce Beresford
Stars: Chi Cao, Chengwu Guo

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The director of Mao's Last Dancer is Bruce Beresford.
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..
The production budget of Mao's Last Dancer was 25,000,000 USD.
On June 11, 2021, there were 4876 public reaction to Mao's Last Dancer including more rewarding, great soundtrack, emotionally charging, romantic subplot, female lead cast.
On June 11, 2021, the IMDB rating of Mao's Last Dancer is 7.3/10, Rotten Tomato rating is 56/100, Metacritic rating is 55/100, TMDB rating is 6.0/10.
The runtime of Mao's Last Dancer is 117 minutes.
The genre of Mao's Last Dancer is Drama,Romance.
Mao's Last Dancer won 2011 MovieGuide Awards, 2010 Screen Music Awards, Australia, 2009 Australian Film Institute, 2009 Australian Screen Sound Guild, 2009 São Paulo International Film Festival.
The revenue of Mao's Last Dancer was 23,914,731 USD.
The release date of Mao's Last Dancer is October 01, 2009.
The certification of Mao's Last Dancer is PG.
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