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Mao's last dancer

Author: Bruce GreenwoodChi CaoJoan ChenKyle MacLachlanAmanda SchullAll authors
Publisher: Beverly Hills, Calif. : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, 2011.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : WidescreenView all editions and formats
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Based on an inspiring true story, this emotionally powerful crowd-pleaser emerged as one of the year's most talked about independent films. It's the fascinating and epic tale of Li Cunxin, a peasant boy from rural China who beats impossible odds to become a world-renowned ballet dancer. Through breathtaking talent and sheer determination, Li makes his way to the United States, but when he falls in love with an  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Biographical films
Fiction films
Ballet films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Teatro
Named Person: Cunxin Li; Cunxin Li
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce Greenwood; Chi Cao; Joan Chen; Kyle MacLachlan; Amanda Schull; Wang Shuang Bao; Chengwu Guo; Aden Young; Madeleine Eastoe; Camilla Vergotis; Penne Hackforth-Jones; Jack Thompson; Jan Sardi; Jane Scott; Bruce Beresford; Christopher Gordon; Cunxin Li; Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.; Great Scott Productions.
OCLC Number: 714610470
Language Note: In English, with optional subtitles in English or Spanish. Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Originally produced as a motion picture in 2009.
Based on the autobiography Mao's last dancer by Li Cunxin.
Special feature: the making of Mao's last dancer.
Credits: Director of photography, Peter James; editor, Mark Warner ; music, Christopher Gordon.
Cast: Bruce Greenwood, Chi Cao, Joan Chen, Kyle MacLachlan, Amanda Schull, Wang Shuang Bao, Chengwu Guo, Aden Young, Madeleine Eastoe, Camilla Vergotis, Penne Hackforth-Jones, Jack Thompson.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG; for a brief violent image, some sensuality, language and incidental smoking.
Description: 1 videodisc (117 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; NTSC; region 1; widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; dual layer; Dolby digital 5.1 surround.
Responsibility: 20th Century Fox presents a Great Scott production ; screenplay by Jan Sardi ; produced by Jane Scott ; directed by Bruce Beresford.

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Based on an inspiring true story, this emotionally powerful crowd-pleaser emerged as one of the year's most talked about independent films. It's the fascinating and epic tale of Li Cunxin, a peasant boy from rural China who beats impossible odds to become a world-renowned ballet dancer. Through breathtaking talent and sheer determination, Li makes his way to the United States, but when he falls in love with an American woman, he must risk everything to remain in the land of the free.

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