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3.0
132 Ratings

Mao's Last Dancer

Directed by Bruce Beresford
Australia, 2009
Drama, Romance, History

Synopsis

Plucked from his childhood village, subjected to years of vigorous ballet training and threatened during the Cultural Revolution, Cunxin decides to leave China at great risk to himself and those he loves, for an uncertain future.

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Mao's Last Dancer Directed by Bruce Beresford

Awards & Festivals

Toronto International Film Festival

2009 | Winner: First runner up in the Peoples Choice award

2009 | 2nd place: People's Choice Award

São Paulo International Film Festival

2009 | 2 wins including: Best Foreign Feature Film (Audience Award)

Film Critics Circle of Australia Awards

2010 | 4 nominations including: Best Film

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