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Mao's Last Dancer

Rating:PG (for a brief violent image, some sensuality, language and incidental smoking)
Genre:Drama
Release Date:August 20, 2010
Running time:127 minutes
Cast:Bruce Greenwood, Kyle MacLachlan, Amanda Schull, Joan Chen, Alice Parkinson
Director:Bruce Beresford
Producer:Jane Scott
Writer:Jan Sardi, Cunxin Li
Distributor:Samuel Goldwyn Films

Description: "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.

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