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Mao's Last Dancer

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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.

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 DancerDirected byBruce Beresford

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Awards & Festivals

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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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