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20 Ratings


Directed by Icíar Bollaín
Spain, Cuba, 2018
Drama, Biography, Music


The story of the Cuban dancer Carlos Acosta (who plays himself), from his beginnings in a poor neighbourhood of Havana until becoming the star of one of the biggest ballet companies in the world.

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Critics reviews

Bollaín (Even the Rain, The Olive Tree) directs with a romantic swagger, unafraid of the odd splash of kitsch, while in his third script for her, her partner (and long-time Ken Loach associate) Paul Laverty too often errs on the side of obviousness.
September 24, 2018
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