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Mao's Last Dancer ( Blu-ray )

Based on the extraordinary true story and best-selling autobiography of Li Cunxin, who, amidst the chaos of Mao's Cultural Revolution, was chosen at age ten to leave his poverty-stricken Chinese village and train to be a dancer in Beijing. Enduring strict discipline and suffering the heartache of family separation, Li ultimately seizes the gift of his incredible opportunity with determination to succeed. He must make a choice between duty and freedom, between East and West. On an amazing journey of personal triumph, Li becomes regarded as one of the greatest classical dancers of his time. Chi Cao, Wang Shuangbao, Joan Chen, and Amanda Schull star.

Year: 2009
Genre: Drama, Australian Film, Biography, Blu-ray Discs
Country: Australia
Director: Bruce Beresford
Starring: Bruce Greenwood, Joan Chen, Kyle MacLachlan, Amanda Schull, Wang Shuangbao, Chi Cao
Duration: 113 Minutes
Rating: PG - Contains coarse language.
7.3/10
Location in store: Australian Film

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