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Mao's last dancer.

Author: Chi CaoJoan ChenKyle MacLachlanBruce GreenwoodBruce BeresfordAll authors
Publisher: [Pyrmont, N.S.W.] : Roadshow Entertainment [distributor], ©2010.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : PAL color broadcast system : Videocassette : U-matic : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Ballet films
Biographical films
Biography
Feature films
Film adaptations
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Biography Drama
Named Person: Cunxin Li; Cunxin Li
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Chi Cao; Joan Chen; Kyle MacLachlan; Bruce Greenwood; Bruce Beresford; Roadshow Entertainment (Firm : Australia)
OCLC Number: 555040146
Language Note: In English and Mandarin with English subtitles. English captions and audio description (feature only).
Notes: "R-110478-9."
Based on the autobiography "Mao's last dancer" by Li Cunxin.
Includes bonus features: Behind the scenes - the making of ; photo gallery ; deleted scenes, theatrical trailer.
Credits: Directed by Bruce Beresford ; Produced by Jane Scott.
Cast: Chi Cao, Joan Chen, Kyle MacLachlan, Bruce Greenwood.
Target Audience: Rating: PG.
Description: 1 videodisc (DVD) (approximately 113 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: Region 4 ; PAL.
Other Titles: Mao's last dancer (Motion picture)

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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.

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